“I don’t mean to complain, Lexx, but it’s really hot out here and I’m feeling a little dizzy.” Chel leaned back and inhaled deeply. It was so hot and humid, even breathing normally was an effort.

“It’s ok, Chel.” Lexx thoughtfully rubbed his cheek. The nanites kept him from getting too overheated more efficiently than sweating. He could tolerate harsher climates, but still felt the effects of being too hot. “We should probably try again later, when its cooler.”

Epsy hopped by, her tongue hanging out of her mouth. “Hot?! That only problem?” She chirped excitedly, taking a deep breath. “I can fix that!”