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The War of the Worlds, or: Three Legs Good, Two Legs Bad

Three is a recurring number in science fiction. We’re familiar with animals with four legs, and humans with two, and many various creatures with even numbers of legs, so in seeking to conjure up images of the alien it is … Continue reading

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Alina X Abducted

‘Earlier this year I was abducted by aliens.’ I just stared at her. She ignored me, seemingly oblivious to all around her as she sipped her Darjeeling. ‘Aliens,’ I echoed, trying to suppress my instinctive sarcasm. Alina shrugged. ‘Maybe they … Continue reading

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