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9. Alien Invasion part 1: Under attack

Mark Cunningham
Edinburgh, Scotland
Commander Jennifer Fisher knew that this code red was no drill. The intermittent bright lights that had been illuminating the Arizona night skies above her military base for the past month meant everyone was on high alert.
But tonight the lights were brighter, almost constant. Tonight the lights were accompanied by a series of high-pitched beeps and a low, almost dizzying hum.
Tonight Commander Fisher could just about make out what appeared to be some kind of spacecraft high in the night sky.

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