The One That Got Away by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Approx. 4,120 words.
Published on July 8, 2010 by
The regulars at Spirit Winds Thursday night blackjack tournament never call attention to themselves. Some are retired, some are a little shady, some have seen too much. But none of them believed in UFOs. Until that night when the lights went out in the middle of the tournament…and something very, very strange happened. Something eerie. Something…alien.