You ask me to make peace with the monsters who did this?
Note from Alien cookbook: “The more intelligent the human is, the better it tastes.
I don’t really believe in aliens. I like to think of them as planet challenged.
But aliens? There are TV shows about them. There are books and movies and more. The media indoctrinates you to them until people are so desensitized they don’t flinch at seeing aliens on TV or having their children buy plastic versions for a quarter.
If it took eons to get to the edge of one’s galactic yard, she could not imagine the neighbors dropping by for a casual visit, especially since the heavenly houses were uninhabitable well into the next state.
Grainger looked exasperated. “Why don’t you just come straight out and use the word aliens?
“Because we’re the aliens here.
There’s a fascinating frailty of the human mind that psychologists know all about, called “argument from ignorance.
If you cross an onion with a UFO, what you get is a flying saucer that brings tears to your eyes.
Humans invent an imaginary lover and put that mask over the face of the body in their bed. That is the tragedy of language my friend. Those who know each other only through symbolic representations are forced to imagine each other. And because their imagination is imperfect, they are often wrong.
What in the blue star-blazes did you see in Jason?” he asked, still forcefully but with his frustration and jealousy under better control.
“For one thing, Djetth, he wasn’t trying to kill me!”
(“Marsh”, heroine of Insufficient Mating Material)