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We have all seen stories of Alien Invasion, but what if we got it wrong? This is the story of an Interstellar Family Vacation to planet Earth (or as they call it Yrt) that goes horribly wrong. The Valaxian tourists try to be as friendly as they can, but for some reason the locals just don't seem very welcoming. There are two sides to every story, and the truth is often somewhere in the middle.
Invasion Vacation Iain Baker Published: 2011 Tag(s): Aliens "alien invasion" Invasion Vacation A Novel by Iain Baker, Written as part of the National Novel Writing Month in 2011. With thanks to James Brookes for his help in devising the original idea. They say everyone has a Novel in them, but they never said how good it would be. I take no responsibility for the quality of the songs referenced in the chapter headings. Everyone has different tastes and I have tried to
no. No I am not a banker, why would you ask that?” “Earl is, he is our friend.” “Oh. Oh, I see. Well no, I am not a banker. I am a lawyer.” “Lawyer? What is that? Is it exciting, or boring like being a banker?” Earl tried to hide a laugh at Flango's questions. From the sound of her voice so was Dora. “It can be boring at times I guess, but it is usually quite interesting. I get to defend people like you, make sure they have their rights respected. That is why I joined the Alien Liberation
flight to Reno, in the glorious state of Nevada. I am Carlton, I will be your captain for this none stop flight. We will be flying at an altitude of zero feet. Please fasten your safety belts and prepare for take-off” Carlton turned round in his seat and beamed at us, winked at Earl and switched on the engine. As the camper van started to move I leant over to Earl and asked “Did he just say we are going to Nevada?” Earl just nodded. This was it. We were going to see where Great Uncle Ballnic made
and came back into the room just in time to see him gracefully glide to the ground. “You really are getting the hang of that, aren't you?” “Oh hey Frin, yeah it is becoming more natural.” We both made our way to the rest of the family together, Earl full of renewed excitement over what we had done the day before. “Do you have shopping malls on Valaxia?” “Do you mean like the the entertainment complex but for items? Yeah sure, what do you want to get?” “Nothing, I just wanted to look around,
the multi-coloured control console like the manic pianists I have seen in some Yrtian infocasts. He instinctively knew where each finger needed to be to control he descent of the ship, sliding them over the different bars and arcs to keep us stable and steady. As we approached a field, Dads foot shot out,hooking the landing gear control pedal and pulled it towards him before pushing it down towards the floor. A Rumble let us know the Magnetic Thrusters had engaged to slow our fall and before we