SF Drabble #151 “Archeology”

“We’ll have to scan first, but I’m certain it extends about ten more meters in that direction.”

“Fine, fine.” The dig was going well, but the Doctor tired of the dust and the hours. The truth was, he enjoyed work in the lab far more than in the field.

Duncan’s enthusiasm, however, remained high. “The density clearly suggests poured stone. We should begin digging at the North corner, work our way over.”

“Yes, fine.”

“I’ll give the orders to the work robots. Do you really think this is a… what did they call it?”

“What? Oh: it’s called a ‘driveway’.”

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