They are Smol: Invasion of Earth: Chapter 5

Really, all things considered, the first 24 hours were the worst. This is from both the perspective of the crew aboard The Three Stones but also all of Humanity; the dread weight of the problem just floating right above you hung around everyone’s neck, plunging them into the icy cold ocean of anxiety and despair. […]

They are Smol: Invasion of Earth – Chapter 4

First Contact Procedures, broadly, were meant to do three specific things:    (1) To ensure the safety and security of your home species    (2) To determine the intentions and capabilities of the discovered species    (3) To begin peaceful communications in a slow, deliberate way And since First Contact Procedures were the part of […]

They are Smol: Invasion of Earth – Chapter 3

“Ok, I want you to – yes, drop that here please, thank you – I want you to say that again to me, very slowly.” The Man In The Tower said, waving his hand at his assistant. He placed the latest intelligence binder on the corner of the director’s desk and promptly walked out of […]

They are Smol: Invasion of Earth – Chapter 2

What the Karnakians learned long ago is that there’s no better teacher than experience. Oh, sure, there was absolutely a time and a place for universities and other institutions of higher learning – especially in the theoretical or theological divisions – but when it came down to brass tacks, it was always better to have […]

They are Smol: Invasion of Earth – Chapter 1

We called it ‘Oumuamua. ‘Oumuama is Hawaiian, and means “a scout or messenger from the distant past.” This is what historians would later refer to as ‘an incredibly ironic turn of phrase’ as well as being an apt name, for ‘Oumuamua was indeed a messenger from the distant past. ‘Oumuamua looked like rust. It looked […]