= alien n.
He was a space alien again, faring far from Earth.
Cinema-makers are now trying to avoid further boycotts by using space aliens for villains. But suppose some of our Extraterrestrial neighbors are also a bit touchy?
The space aliens are already becoming a vital feature of the series.
Starbird. Space alien discovered aboard drifting wreckage of Sun Fleet cruiser Spica. The creature was apparently intelligent and actively engaged in dismantling what was left of the ship.
He believed in virtually everything else, though. ‘Probably them space aliens,’ he said, bending over and prodding at the edges of the small indentations with his stick.
So there I was, bumping along through the night in a wild and remote region populated only by the occasional family of Sasquatches and a few space aliens awaiting a lone traveler on whom to run weird and painful experiments.
I bet it’s like space aliens…. These days, people see space aliens. Back then they saw gods.
‘Maya, a lot has happened. Um...’ This was not easy. ‘Carl is very probably from outer space and Andy and I have—’ ‘Carl is WHAT?’ ‘Probably from outer space. Like, a not-of-this-earth, “E.T. phone home” space alien.’
editorial blurb in Fantastic Universe
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