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The Greatest Game

The man on the screen wore a heavy-duty parka. Powerful Antarctic winds blew behind him. “How’s are the negotiations going Dr. Hebron?” said American President Aaronsson. “The Diplomacy Game is always challenging,” said Hebron. “The alien diplomat is difficult.” “Are … Continue reading

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Getting Soft

The Yautja culture (known as Predators by humans) was dictated by the warrior code. Advancement in the society was driven by accomplishments in battle. Planetary Governors hunted wily Humans alone to prove themselves. Sector Governors lead teams to hunt Aliens. … Continue reading

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The Phone Call

Sheriff Tom Ramache had seen a lot of things happening on Parker Beach, but this one was new. He began the long walk from the coast road to the site. The cairn stood nearly five-feet tall. The man assembling it … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Low-Tech

Earth was invaded by aliens in 1877. No one knows because a Kansas farmer single-handedly stopped it. Horace MacCauley was a former gunfighter. He gave up killing because growing potatoes wasn’t nearly as stressful. He liked to stay sharp though. … Continue reading

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Going Back Home

Twenty years before, Henare and Matiu’s tribe found the alien teleportal. The two Maori warriors entered it, and since then they’d journeyed to 48 alien planets. They missed home, but Time Dilation* spoiled their homecoming. “I miss Rongo’s roasted Moa*,” … Continue reading

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The Recruitment Interview

The US government provided Mishala-colmbrianna’na-kinilaria (Aria) with a monthly stipend. Though she looked human, most human food seemed bland, except pizza. Bored, she asked to join the American Special Forces. Chief Haines wasn’t sure about recruiting an alien. In her … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Defense

Patrick possessed a very rare and unusual mutation: he never got angry. In some ways it was a disadvantage. In one critical way, it ensured his survival. His son’s mutation was far different. Young Jeremy manifested his ability early in … Continue reading

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