Article: 261517 of talk.bizarre
From: Andrew Solberg <>
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Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:32:31 -0500
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in a great silent vessel, oblong and featureless, blocking out the sky.
Edgy reporters huddled behind military lines, watching, waiting, 
speculating endlessly.

HE emerged in a shimmering silvery suit and spoke words of peace in an
alien tongue.  A junior officer mistook the goblet for a weapon and
opened fire.  Moments later, heat rays obliterated the 5th Cavalry.

The tripods rule the seaboard now, and their ululations haunt the city
at night.  They no longer kill indiscriminately; one hears stories of
massive prisoner camps where blank-eyed children stand in perfect,
silent formations.

Well, so much for the Second Coming.  Cigarette?

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