By Patrick Tilley
Alien Day. The date used to be Friday, the 3rd of August. For a few humans the day was once simply starting, for others it was once the finishing in a superbly basic manner. Then correct internationally each floor and airborne radar display went haywire…
This time it had relatively occurred. An alien spacecraft was once in orbit round planet Earth. 9 weeks later, civilisation is at the fringe of a breakdown extra devastating than any nuclear war…
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Don′t let me forget that. It′s my last one,″ he said and struggled to clip the thermometer and magnetometer on the belt beneath his overhanging gut. Mara could hear him breathing heavily with that little effort as she flipped through the reports one more time. ″What do we got, here? Murder? ″ Jerry gestured at the house with his magnetometer. ″You know the procedure, Jer,″ Mara scolded him. ″Well, that′s a pretty thin profile you got there. ″ ″It is a real estate firm job″ Both Jerry and George rolled their eyes.
We′re nearly finished on site. Could you prep the darkroom? ″ ″Uh, sure. I′m working on the Grossman house profile, but that′s not due ‘til, what, Friday? ″ ″As soon as I can get the boys off the site and lock up. ″ ″A-ffirmative. Tomorrow′s my footwork day. ″ ″Outstanding. ″ George and Jerry soon hoofed it out of the trees, handing over the Day-Cases and clipboards. ″I want to set up a briefing at fourteen hundred,″ she told them. George pulled out his Palm Pilot and powered it up. ″ ″Mr. ″ ″Free all day,″ Jerry said.
As she spoke, she leaned 46 ERIC TUROWSKI closer and closer to the camera, words coming faster, hands fidgeting with her hair, her clothes. It was obvious; Bridgett′s dam of reserve had been breached, and her experience flooded out from her. ″ Which Mara knew meant that whatever was happening to Bridgett was happening with a greater frequency than what she could deal with. ″ George asked as the screen went blue. ″ ″Her name is Bridgett Halloway. Mrs. Bridgett Halloway. She′s a friend of mine. ″ Cori prompted.
Fade Out by Patrick Tilley