The lights of a kilometer-long starship pierced the clouds. Some people stared in awe, many screamed and ran for cover, one held up sign reading, “Take me away, please!”
Aboard the ship, on Earth Overwatch, Captain Smyiirt frowned. The ship monitored Earth, concerned that warlike Humans might spread into the galactic community.
An important aspect of the ship’s mission was remaining unseen.
Smyiirt watched the growing furor in Miami. He turned to Systems Officer Hysiit, a cadet fresh from the Academy. “Are our stealth fields engaged, Hysiit?”
The flustered officer said, “What?…Oh!”
“Of course they are, sir!”
Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/06/14/16-june-2017/