The Green Gyre by Saul Tanpepper
Approx. 10,330 words.
Published on September 10, 2013.
One mustn’t gimble in the gyre. * * * On a warm June day, a much older and more advanced alien race arrives in the sky over Manhattan. But when they depart as suddenly as they appeared, speculation spreads like wildfire. Why have they come? What are the green objects they left behind? The truth, when revealed, will be far more sinister than anyone guessed. * * * An alien invasion parable.