"Flikka - Rescue Mission Pt-15"
By: Ed Conen 27Sep2018
“She’s fine,” said the doctor as he put his scanner away. “It’s just a relapse to her exhaustion state.”
The nurse smiled her relief as she snugged the sheets around her knew friend. “At least she’s all right,” she sighed. “What now?”
“Nothing special; rest and food. I’ve caught her up on vitamins.”
“But, if she’s really ‘fine’, what happened there, in the mess? She’s been back on decent food for a couple of days now.”
The doctor chuckled, “Our friend here may be a Wicket, but even Wickets aren’t super-beings. Lady Flikka here would have had no trouble if she had stayed on light duty.
“Back on the planet; well, her body was constantly keyed for survival stress and was processing what sustenance it got w