In 2050 Mars was terraformed, generating an Earth like atmosphere.
In 2075, quarter century later, wildfire burned over half the surface.
Colonists evacuated to Elysium, the site of the first human colony.
To maximize the usable land, few desserts or large bodies of water were made on Mars.
This left nothing to stop the wildfires as they turned 25 years of the colonists' work to ash.
↓ first part of the story below ↓
After the fires burn out, one man returns to his family's home and sends this message to his wife and kids.
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