Kethani by Brown Eric

By Brown Eric

It takes an alien race to teach us what humanitiy actually is. this is often the irony confronted through a gaggle of neighbors whose lives are replaced perpetually while the mysterious alien race referred to as the Kethani come to Earth bearing a doubtful yet impressive reward: immortality. those fantastically crafted episodes take care of human feelings within the face of the significant results of the alien arrival, and exhibit how humans the world over react to this benign invasion, how finally we evolve as we achieve the celebs.

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At the base of the tower was a rectangular block, and set into its sides was what appeared to be a triangular door, and to either side long, horizontal viewscreens. These were the most identifiable aspect of the tower, and yet still possessed a strangeness not of this world. I fumbled with my mobile and got through to Zara. She was still on holiday, preparing lessons for the start of the new term. ” She sounded worried. I rarely used the mobile. ” “Zara. ” “What...? ” A silence of five seconds, then a soft, “Oh, my...

Better. I mean, look at all the suicides. ” She shook her head, confused. “Don’t you think that people are less... ” “I’ve heard Cockburn’s speeches. ” “I agree with him. To so many people this life is no longer that important. ” How could he tell her that he felt this himself? ” She stared at him as if he were an ignoramus. “No! Of course not. That might have been what atheists thought religious people felt... But we love life, Mr. Lincoln. ” She turned her mug self-consciously between flattened palms.

Ben, alone in our group, was not implanted, and he had never told us the reason why—but that’s another story. All across the world, stricken citizens remembered life before the Kéthani, grieving over loved ones who had died—died and gone to oblivion everlasting—while accepting the gift for themselves and suffering the consequences of renewed grief and guilt. I’d read about the psychiatric clinics set up to help us. Richard Lincoln said, “Representatives of the Kéthani, humans recruited to do the administrative work of the aliens, have started counselling stations.

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