Tag Archives: Aliens

Unwelcome Guests

Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit. — R.E. Shay The colonists of Dragor V couldn’t believe their luck. The very hospitable world included strange domes. The natural structures provided ready-made … Continue reading

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The Wimpiest Man

The aliens had invaded, but that’s okay, they were repulsed. Everybody said the aliens all left. Unfortunately, the immense effort required collapsed most governments, but that’s okay. The big crime Bosses restored order. Four previous Bosses tried to take the … Continue reading

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The Dealer

Maurice sat on the lonely rocks of Arizona, waiting. He was a drug dealer, but he reminded himself he did good for humanity. Because of Maurice we had supersonic flight, transistors, computers, cell phones…and internet. Humanity would soon have unlimited … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

The colonists of Caramin had suffered a bad year. Half the crops died. Supply ships were late. In the dark streets outside no Christmas lights decorated downtown. No one felt like inflating the hundred-foot Santa Claus. George and Rohan nursed … Continue reading

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Safe Crossing

At last the spirit of cooperation between the Vituna and the Travonti had taken form. The mixed crew of the M’Alakshi actually liked each other, even though the races fought an interstellar war a mere fifty years before. The future … Continue reading

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Forget The Leaders

The alien machine towered over all six lanes of 3rd Avenue. It moved victoriously, as if the city had already succumbed. Traffic came to a standstill. Pedestrians ran screaming for cover. An alien emerged from the top. Sixteen eye stalks … Continue reading

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Advance!

It is a myth that that the sciences of all emerging civilizations advance at the same rate. Energies great enough to power a city can be harnessed by six rubber bands, a soda can, and a quartz crystal. So it … Continue reading

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