A few gathered in the square early, setting up tables and chairs with space for everyone in the colony. They piled them with food and treats, all the things they had forgone in the hard months before.
Finally, the rest of the colonists arrived. Some of them prayed together, others reminisced about the long year together. Children played tag on the green.
Finally, they all took their seats and watched the Earth drift into orbit above them.
It had been a year of hard work and sacrifice, but the space colony was finally self-sufficient. They were going to make it.

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