"He has come back to me..."
Category: Fiction & Literature
» Science Fiction
| Work: Story / Narration
Keywords: science fiction
, first contact
, short fiction
, Cora Buhlert
, short story
, flying saucer
Thirty years ago, two sisters saw an UFO... or did they?
At the age of five, Steffi saw an UFO landing in the car park of the local bank. Of course, the UFO might just have sprung from the imagination of a lonely child missing her best friend who had recently moved away. But Steffi's older sister Carrie saw it, too. Or didn't she?
Now an adult, Steffi is an astronomer working at a facility searching the depth of space for the extraterrestrial life she knows must exist. Because she saw it, when she was five, even if no one wants to believe her. And Carrie saw it, too, even if she never talks about it. But it takes a data readout with far-reaching implication to persuade Steffi that maybe she should talk to her estranged sister again about what happened on that autumn day so many years ago…
A bumper edition of two interlinked science fiction stories about two sisters and their contact with aliens and with each other.
Total length: 4600 words
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About the Author
Cora Buhlert was born and bred in North Germany, where she still lives today — after time spent in London, Singapore, Rotterdam and Mississippi. Cora holds an MA degree in English from the University of Bremen and is currently working towards her PhD. Cora has been writing, since she was a teenager, and has published stories, articles and poetry in various international magazines. When she is not writing, she works as a translator and teacher. Visit her on the web at www.corabuhlert.com or follow her on Twitter under @CoraBuhlert.
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