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Proof of Life, Part 10

19 Aug

July 10, 2122

Hidaya woke too sore to undo the fastenings of her sleeping web. She dictated a warning message for Memre’ to send to the think tank, suggesting they reduce the intensity of their “beginner” workout. Once the AI sent the message, Hidaya relaxed, “It’s good I finished all the gardening and maintenance tasks yesterday, Memre’, because I don’t think I could move if I had to! Fortunately, it’s Friday, and I hope Allah will understand if I listen to the scheduled teaching and meditate from right here today.”

Proof of Life, Part 9

17 Aug

July 9, 2122

Hidaya tried a new resistance exercise video for her daily workout: Core Strengthening and Muscle Maintenance for Low-G. She’d added it to Memre’s media stores because it came from a medical think tank specializing in space medicine. A quarter of the way through, she began swearing softly in English. Halfway through, she switched to Swahili. By three-fourths of the way through the 45-minute program, she’d exhausted even her store of Sheng expletives, along with every muscle group.