Mars Evacuees – Sophia McDougall – #1
Mars Evacuees , Science Fiction / April 23, 2019

The fact that someone had decided that I would be safer on Mars, where you could still only sort of breathe the air, and sort of not get sunburned to death, was a sign that the war with the aliens was not going fantastically well. I was worried that I was about to be told that my mother’s spacefighter had been shot down, so when I found out that I was being evacuated to Mars, I was pretty calm. And, despite everything that happened to me and my friends afterward, I’d do it all again. Because until you have been chased by invisible aliens, befriended a robot goldfish, and tried to save the galaxy, I don’t think you can say that you’ve really lived. If the same thing happens to you, here’s my advice: always carry duct tape. (Description taken from the book: Mars Evacuees. Story — Violence — Some mild injuries, a broken arm, there is a war against aliens, people fight when all the adults leave, there are dead alien bodies. Language — Characters say damn, hell, bloody, shut up, God, Christ, and bastard throughout the book. Sex/Love — Kids talk about how aliens have five sexes and…