You didn’t think I’d forget Friday Fictioneers, did you?
And here’s the story.
Perfect disguise, they told me. No one will ever notice you, they said.
And I bought it. I put the cynicism aside and went along with our astro-geeks’ plan for observing the bipedal, indigenous life on the exo-planet they found. Their arguments were convincing, I’ll admit, but I should have listened to the little voice in my head that said, “What? Are they nuts?” Uh, no pun intended.
I mean, I understand you can’t land the mothership in someone’s backyard and do the “Take me to your leader” thing. I get that.
But why didn’t they notice the damned squirrels?
Want more 100-word fiction? Go to Madison Woods‘ blog and have fun reading them.