Tag Archives: Aliens

In Reality

Everyone thought it was a streetlight. It fizzled out when somebody needed it most, just like a real streetlight. In reality, it was an FTL transceiver used by alien spies. It transmitted a message as follows: In conclusion, we determine … Continue reading

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The Dealer

Aidan sat on the steps before his flat, scowling, waiting for the aliens to get on with it. Behind him, the white cliffs rose up in the morning sun. He leaned back with his coffee and watched the creatures. They … Continue reading

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It Could Be Worse

Maureen had driven all night ’til morning. The coffee kept her awake, but now she had to go…Go…GO! The abandoned building had no door on the bathroom. The toilet was dusty, covered with animal footprints. It was gruesome, but Maureen … Continue reading

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The Water Folk

The town of Bailey grew faster thanĀ  other small towns. Its town council and individual businessman all made savvy decisions. Outsiders never knew why, but locals thanked the Water Folk. Water Folk arrived on comets more than two billion years … Continue reading

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Saving the World

Urglaudoo regretted his reports about Humans after staying a month in Mauritius. The island population was ethnically mixed, and living comfortably together. The hotel owner and her four-year old joined him. “This is Pina,” said Adonya, smiling. “Someday she’ll save … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Testing

The alien research vessel cruised in stealth mode above Earth. Harypht zoomed the cameras into the zone of the tragedy. He could see a little girl holding a sign that read, “Love.” Once again, the alien doubted his work. “The … Continue reading

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Two Can Play

The war with the alien Aphrileans ended thirty years before, though they and Humans still hated each other. This loathing manifested in non-violent ways. Humanity’s Sheppard building, the tallest in all Human space, was destroyed during the war. The Aphrileans … Continue reading

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