100-Word Challenge, Day 103


A 5-Point harness.
A 5-Point harness. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The safe room was a model of functional design. Nothing was loose in the room. A month’s worth of supplies and air was tucked into various storage lockers around the room, and those lockers were embedded within the reinforced walls of the room. A half-dozen crash chairs were built into the walls as well. They were actually an improvement on the chairs used in commercial spacecraft, but the concept was still the same; a five-point harness across the body with an instant void seal unit sitting above the headrest, would make sure that even if the room were compromised, a person could survive in their seat until they starved to death.

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