You swiftly place the nest of Cririiks in the padded cage and strap the vials of Eiva seeds onto your back. This is the best you can do. Behind you, the mushroom forest is already burning, crackling fiercely as the lava flow slowly consumes the rhizome. Time to head back to the shuttle.

If you’re lucky, you get a warning: the weather forecast lets you know of incoming tornadoes, snow storms, or possible floods. Sometimes, though, a natural disaster strikes you unawares. An earthquake may surprise you in your sleep, or a volcano may erupt unannounced. Now, you have to get out!

What will be destroyed in the disaster? Is there anything – or anyone – you can save?

What stories do you know where the inciting incident was a natural disaster?

What kind of natural disaster could take place on your planet?