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"What is it?" Joseph asked, staring at the smoking hole in the ground.

"I don't know," Lance said.

It was an oval-shaped silver object that fell to the earth from the darkness of night. Lance and Joseph eagerly followed the streak in the sky to the middle of a field.

"Touch it," Joseph said, daring his friend.

"YOU touch it!" Lance replied.

The matter was settled when the object cracked open and out crawled a beast unfathomable to the human mind. It touched Joseph and Lance, immediately rendering them both to smoldering ashes.

Then it slithered toward the farmhouse...

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    Neville Hunt over 5 years ago

    Ooooh! This is very scary! And I thought touch was therapeutic! Nice one, Christopher! :-)

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    I thought it was kind of scary too. I live out in the country, in the South, and it's just the kind of place all these extraterrestrials like to menace! (Thanks!)

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    Jeff Taylor over 5 years ago

    Ooh, ouch. Expected antagonists roasted in the first few seconds of the film. Nice one :)

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    Thanks, Jeff.

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    I don't have that luxury. I live in the country!

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