Tag Archives: Aliens

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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The Price of Success

The spaceship landed carrying thousands of aliens escaping interstellar war. The creatures were friendly enough, but Earthers weren’t sure what to do with them. Xenophobia ran rampant in many countries. Meanwhile, the shape-shifting creatures hated the “temporary” holding camps. Ethan … Continue reading

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The Rules of Devouring

Marion’s house in New York was tiny, and her yard was smaller. Nevertheless, she insisted on a lush garden. She mounted brackets on the wall to place more pots. She even mounted pots up the trunk of her cherry blossom … Continue reading

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