A Science Fiction Short Story from the author of the Evan Gabriel Scifi/Adventure Trilogy
A young boy working on his village's plantation watches as alien craft scream overhead. His first emotion is excitement... until the technologically superior aliens start shooting. He has no choice but to grow up quickly, becoming one of his village's most trusted defenders.Incursion is a short scifi story of a people defending themselves against an alien invasion, and shows what human nature may really mean. Approximately 3,200 words (15 printed pages).
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Published July 10, 2012
by ReactionMass Media.
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction.