by G. Weldon Tucker
He was put out here because he qualified: Braniac, Electrical Engineer, and definitely a nerdy loner.
Psyche report so stamped in red. A twenty year contract. A chance to get rich, waiting to be paid.
Then, the aliens got creative. Alone no more. Another engineer, as smart as himself, and a hell of a lot better looking!
The aliens want what he is developing. He must stop them.