We never thought, in all of our wildest dreams, that after the robot broke its digging arm, and the storm covered the solar panels, that two years later another storm would come and blow the panels clean and the robot would ping back home. The first thing we noticed was the robot was upside down trying to right itself. Its camera finally settled on an aqua stone carving sticking out of the sand, the dying winds failing to show us more. It looked like the face of some kind of cute Martian Pokemon, tiny eyed and big smiled. A blue treasure from the red planet.