Tag Archives: Alien

The Obvious Faux-pas

Elaine loved shopping at Down Island Traders. Despite the rustic exterior, everyone in the “in-crowd” shopped there. As she entered, she stopped, shocked by what she saw. The woman sitting at a table with a latte obviously had antennae, and … Continue reading

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The Measure of an Alien

The first known human-alien amalgamation occurred in Roanoke, VA in 1879. The wealthy widow, Imelda Pitts, had been wooed by bachelors from across the county, desiring her mostly for her money. The men organized demonstrations of physical strength before her … Continue reading

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Tank Design

Combat reporter Bryce Monoghan peered between the train cars. At five-kilometers he could easily see the thirty-meter tall, alien walking war machine. “Aren’t you terrified?” he said. Lieutenant Cohen said, “No. Why?” “Well, it’s huge, imposing, threatening.” “Yep. It’s very … Continue reading

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The State Secret

Senator Hayworth was unknown for impulsiveness. During a state visit in Bulgaria, he pointed to a flower-like fountain. “What’s that?” “A gift from the aliens,” said Frank, Chief Advisor. Natalie, the Deputy Advisor, said, “It’s an alien/worm hybrid. Only once … Continue reading

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Authentic Ethnic Food

Melissa looked forward to trying Galactico’s alien food restaurant. After she and Ned sat at their table, she sensed something wrong. “Ned,” said Melissa. “I haven’t seen a single alien yet.” “I know. I stopped to glance in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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A Painful, Safe Place

Sheriff Moulson knew Franklin was an alien. But as folks went, he was a ray of light. What Moulson absolutely hated was when Franklin constantly played Madonna songs in the diner. Still, when floodwaters threatened the whole town, Franklin was … Continue reading

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Cravings

Bryce guided his sailboat into the slip where his RV waited. The aliens had returned him as they promised, but he’d lived on alien worlds for so long he missed simple things like a good chili-cheese dog. He sighed, “Oh … Continue reading

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Opportunity

It seemed smart to employ, Dali, the alien robot. It was a great security guard, but then it smashed through several paintings while apprehending art thieves. “You fool!” shouted Paul. “That Cezanne cannot be replaced!” “Yes it can,” said Dali. … Continue reading

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Judging a Book

Postmaster Green led Sean to the back. Green said, in his heavy drawl, “Hadda stick yer packages in these here cages.” “Why?” said Sean. “Because they’re from Mexico?” Green glared. “And the alien star, Wolf359, before that. I ain’t stupid, … Continue reading

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Do As I Say…

Phoebe returned from school, disgusted. “Eighth marriage proposal this week, Mom. This is crazy! Am I really that pretty?” Giselle nodded and produced a basket of old photos. “It’s time you knew. Your grandma was an alien.” “Eh?” “You’re part … Continue reading

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