Seeds of Earth (Humanity's Fire)
Merciless. Relentless. Unstoppable.
The first clever species to come across mankind attacked abruptly. cruel. Relentless. Unstoppable. With little wish of halting the invasion, Earth's final roll of the cube was once to dispatch 3 colony ships, seeds of Earth, to diverse components of the galaxy. The human race could continue to exist ... someplace.
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