Martians Walking the Moon (113 Words)
The most common assumptions about aliens are that they are somehow our intellectual superiors. Most imagine a new race of beings with superior technological skill or medical superiority. But then again, there are others who imagine aliens are, if not our intellectual peers, perhaps more primitive than us.
There is always a fourth option.
When I took the Martians to a Walk the Moon concert I thought the lights and sound would intrigue them. I had no idea it would scare the little fellows out of their wits. And the funniest part was, when their spaceship took off in full retreat, everyone in the audience just thought it was part of the show.
Written in response to Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner’s Photo Prompt. Check it out!