Tag Archives: Aliens

Class Project

Aliens were no longer unusual. They visited Earth’s touristy spots as much as anyone. If aliens visited Earth previously, then traveled elsewhere faster/at/near the speed of light, they experienced far less time passing than Earthers. This Time Dilation effect produced … Continue reading

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Garden Gnomes Are Everywhere

Gerrold’s Gnome Emporium rested beside the highway in Southwestern Montana. The remote location was beautiful, but business was slow. Gerrold wanted to increase sales. He started importing exotic sculptures from everywhere. Susan loved the Emporium. She skipped her way through … Continue reading

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Oops Over Miami

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!” Chaos reigned. *** Aboard the ship, on Earth Overwatch, Captain Smyiirt … Continue reading

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The Mixup

The airport’s new statue was getting a lot of attention. The bronze of a couple enthusiastically greeting each other looked realistic and heartwarming. An elderly woman paused to admire it. “Isn’t that lovely?” she murmured. “Oh so sweet!” smiled a … Continue reading

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The Natives

San Francisco’s streetcars still drew tourists to ride the ancient vehicles. An amazing mix of cultures also defined the city. On Geary Street alone one could explore the world’s selection of different ethnic foods. Some ascribed the city’s “worldly success” … Continue reading

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Universal Controller

Corwin regretted hosting the party. He couldn’t honestly afford it on his Chinese food deliveryman salary. And then of course, he had to clean up in the morning. That’s when he found the red cellphone on the floor. He couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Interstellar Cold War

The alien Travalkalanar and Earth were at an impasse. The aliens wanted slaves for their asteroid mines and humans didn’t want to be slaves. The Travalkalanar needed slaves with a certain degree of intelligence to operate their machines. Humans had … Continue reading

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