‘Pulse uno para el Español. Appuyez sur deux pour le Français. Press three for English.’
There was a beep as the number three was pressed.
‘You have selected English.’
The number nine was pressed down.
‘If you are male, press one. If you are female, press two.’
The number two was pressed.
‘You have selected English as your language and female as your sex. To continue the process, press nine.’
The number nine was pressed.
And the presentation began.
Welcome Earthlings to your new home. Your new planet translated intoEnglish is Gliese-581g.
You have been assigned to cabin: 1666.
You have been assigned to: Field Labor.
The following is your schedule you will follow;
Hours 1-7; Slumber.
Hours 7-8; Morning energy restoration.
Hours 8-16; Field Labor.
Hours 17-18; Mid-day energy restoration.
Hours 18-24; Field Labor.
Hours 25-26; Evening energy restoration.
Hours 26-27; Personal Care.
Hours 27-30; Slumber.
You will adjust to the thirty-hour time we operate on here at Gliese-581g.
Provided for you will be;
· 2 sets of work clothes
· 2 sets over night clothes
· 1tooth brush and one 2 fl. oz. toothpaste
· 1 safety-enhanced razor blade
· 1 roll of toilet paper
· 1 blanket
· 1 pillow
· 2 pairs of shoes
· 1 box of feminine care products.
All other items found on you will be destroyed once you leave this room.
Food will be provided for you.
Hygienic items shall be replaced monthly automatically. This includes toothpaste, feminine care products, and any medicines you are required to have here on Gliese-581g.
1. Any cabin found with lights on after Hour 27 shall be severally punished and deprived of meals for one 10 day-week.
2. Any cabin found guilty of conspiracy or starting a riot shall be severally punished and deprived of all privileges for three 10-day weeks depending on the severity. Also may be subject to 124 hours of complete isolation.