Oh my god, let me tell you, it was so totally drama! One minute we were just sitting there at the café, drinking our non-fat sugar-free French vanilla lattes, and the next, wham, it was total alien invasion! And Bruce was just vaporized, like he wasn’t even there. Just a puff of smoke. Not even … Continue reading Kasha Chatham, Alien Fighter-Person, by Katherine Sanger
When the ship crash-landed on the blue and green planet, we thought, at first, that a terrible tragedy had befallen us, and we had failed. * * * But then we learned that our mission was complete. * * * Like the youths of Athena sent to the mighty Minotaur we were to be the … Continue reading Giving Thanks, by Katherine Sanger
The dying star above me is surrounded by luminous, red gas. I sit down and gaze up at it. The star flickers as it spins, and slowly, gradually, the red cloud spreads. Its shades of red deepen and eventually fade into the blackness of empty space. I lie down and watch. The star throws off … Continue reading The Witness, by James Steele
Andreas smacked into some tubes on the Donkicong's fuselage, then clipped the edge of the airlock and bounced away slowly. It reminded him a little of watching Willard's buckled and broken ship tumbling towards the Martian atmosphere. "What's the problem, A?" Bayliss said. "My arm is jammed. I spun out. And I can't fit into … Continue reading Hard Suit Lock, by Sean Monaghan
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The Jacques Richarde Building shook. Students and teachers alike considered their escape route, but before they had the time to follow it, the shaking stopped. “Was that an earthquake?” Madeline Mullaney asked the attractive blonde next to her. “I think it was an alien landing on the roof,” Maria replied, to the surprise of everyone … Continue reading ‘An Alien’s Love’ by LB Knowles