Saturday, April 07, 2012
The Gift Bearer
Have you ever read The Gift Bearer, the short story by CL Fontenay? (It is out of copyright, get it free here.) It is a delightful and funny short story about how a conservative American politician gets a night-time visit by a kind and beautiful female alien, who offers mankind amazing gifts of plenty. The problem though is that she is naked, and refuses to bow to demands that she get dressed. "Think of the children!!"