Everyone on Earth remembers the day the oceans dried up. Or should that be emptied?
The sudden darkness as a colossal spaceship appeared above the Pacific.
The destructive tsunamis created by vast pipes plunged into the ocean.
The deafening roar as almost all Earth’s seas were siphoned away.
A planet destroyed. All in one day.
* * *
Earlier that day, on board…
“Hello control. We’ve detected a planet brimming with hydrogen oxide. Our calculations indicate there will be enough to replace our world’s supply and revitalise the ecosphere. … OK. We’ll start at once.”
A planet saved. All in one day
My entry in the May/June 2022 100 Word Anonymous Challenge at SFFChronicles
Genre: Science Fiction