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The Good, The Bad, and The Aliens [Part 1]

Jade stepped off the train onto the station platform. The station had a smell of old wood. She stood looking around to try to orient herself to her surroundings. 1,346 more words

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Flight of the Liberty [Part 3]

Dr. Jordan Matrix and Science Officer Michael Richardson were taking a break in the recreation room of the star cruiser Liberty. Several months of space flight had passed, and the varied tasks and duties had fallen into routine. 1,517 more words

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September 12, 1952: The Flatwoods Monster

Two brothers, Eddie and Freddie, along with their friend Tommy, were outside on September 12, 1952, a typical Flatwoods, West Virginia, evening when they witnessed something that was not typical — a bright object streaked across the sky and came to rest on a neighbor’s farm. 355 more words

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My Favourite Aliens in Literature - Part 1

Having started writing lists about all things writing – especially connected with speculative fiction, I can’t seem to stop… So today I’m presenting my favourite aliens that crop up in books, in no particular order. 650 more words

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August 21, 1955: Night of the Little Green Men

Twenty years before the Allagash Maine Incident, some Kentuckians had their own alien encounter. This was a legitimate red state encounter, no crazy New England liberals here.  236 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Refugee Family

“I don’t want to leave!” Irina was not happy about the proposition. “This is my home.”

Jade and the other members of the family looked around at the damage from the alien attack. 1,450 more words

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Review of KINDLE EBOOK The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

When I requested the ARC of this book from Netgalley, I had no idea that this book has such an interesting backstory. Chambers completed the book with the help of Kickstarter funding and self-published it in 2014, where it gathered a following of fans, culminating in being short-listed in the ‘best debut’ category of the Kitchies – an impressive feat for a self-published book. 449 more words

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