Little Benjamin's mom searches a Mars archeological site for a powerful alien artifact with little more than a cryptic clue, and he just wanted to help her find it.
A short story written for the SciFi Competitions and Challenges, May 2019: Artefact.
[2020 Watty Award Winner]
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