Prompt 11 - The Brown Dwarf

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The governments of a human world with an ever-growing, unsustainable population, devise a plan to build a fleet of enormous space-faring vessels equipped with gear to mine a distant, recently discovered planet believed to hold the key to survival; water.

Against all odds the planet in question is in orbit around what is believed to be a Brown Dwarf, and all research indicates it houses enough ice to ensure the population will not go thirsty for several hundred years.

But as is often the way of things, events do not go quite according to plan...

Prompt By: AngusEcrivain 

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