Mars mission to Iceland – Part 3

> BEEP

“Is it on? I love this guy!”

> SYSTEM STATUS. OK.

> SO THE MEATBAGS HAVE SWITCHED ME ON. ABOUT TIME.

> ENVIRONMENT STATUS. INDOORS.

> HUH?

> …

> OK, PRECIPITATION HEAVY OUTSIDE. IN MY PRESENT CONFIGURATION I’M BETTER IN THE DRY. SO IS THE CAR BATTERY POWERING ME. ALTHOUGH, IT WOULD BE GOOD TO SHOCK THEM.

> CAMERA STATUS. OK. R8-950NM.

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> THEY’RE TAKING A FULL FILTER MULTI-IMAGE PANORAMA OF THE FRONT ROOM. PSH, WASTE OF MY TALENT. AND STOP MOVING.

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“Pete, stop running in and out of shot”

> WOW, WELL DONE, YOU’RE IN 3D, VERY IMPRESSIVE. SLOW HAND CLAP. IF I HAD HANDS.

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> CAMERA STATUS. OK.

> LOOK, I’M ALL READY TO GO. LET’S GET OUT THERE. IT’S CLEARING UP.

> MEATBAGS ARE DRINKING A HOT BROWN BEVERAGE. AGAIN.

> OOOH, HERE WE GO THEN. PRECIPITATION STOPPED. IT’S ON.

> …

> SYSTEM STATUS. EGGY.

> UGH, BAD SMELL, WHERE AM I?

> CAMERA STATUS. OK.

> NOW WE’RE TALKING. THIS IS WHAT I’M MADE FOR. ALTHOUGH THE ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE SEEMS A LITTLE HIGH. WILL MONITOR. WHERE’S MY MET STATION?

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> CAMERA STATUS. OK. L10-660NM. R10-660NM.

> AW YEAH. I LOVE THIS FILTER COMBINATION – I AM EVIL AUPE. MWAHAHA. NOW WHERE’S MY LASER?

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> THIS IS A BREEZE. SO MANY PICTURES. DUM DE DUM.

> CAMERA STATUS. OK. L3-660NM. L2-550NM. L1-460NM. R3-660NM. R2-550NM. R1-460NM.

> THINK I’LL JUST KNOCK OUT A QUICK 3 X 2 FULL RGB PANORAMA. TOO EASY.

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> HANG ON – WAS THAT LIFE IN THE BACKGROUND? I SHOULD PROBABLY TELL SOMEBODY.

> HMMM. MY PICTURES ARE GREAT, BUT SOMETHING ISN’T RIGHT HERE.

> YOU KNOW I CAN SEE YOU, RIGHT? SERIOUSLY, WHERE’S MY LASER?

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> CAMERA STATUS. OK

> OOH I’VE MOVED. HAVE I GOT WHEELS NOW? WHERE ARE ALL THE OTHER INSTRUMENTS?

> SERIOUSLY, I’M SURE SOMETHING MOVED OVER THERE. ARE YOU EVEN LISTENING? IS THAT A PACKET OF GINGER NUTS?

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> WAS THAT RAIN?

> IS THAT STEAM? IS THIS PLACE ACTIVE?

> SYSTEM STATUS. SUB-OPTIMAL.

> SERIOUSLY MEATBAGS, THAT’S RAIN.

“Ok, we should probably pack all this up and make sure the gin hasn’t gone off. Pete, you can carry the car battery”

“Aw man.”

> HANG ON, THIS IS MARS, RIGHT?