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The Survivors

by Sean Eads

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"The invasion of the earth by a race of socially oblivious couch potatoes. The Survivors by Sean Eads begins as a romp, then turns much darker—nicely done!"—Richard Bowes, Lambda Literary Award-winning author"Eads (Trigger Point) offers up a short novel reminiscent of 1970s 'big idea' science fiction. Starting with slapstick but descending into nihilism, the narrative revolves around would-be journalist Craig Mencken's increasingly frantic attempts to come to terms with an invasion of obnoxious aliens." —Publishers Weekly"The Survivors is a great tale that starts out as a lighthearted look at an unlikely alien invasion, only to rapidly descend into a grim study of humanity. Imaginative, funny, and ultimately frightening, the novel delivers. Sean Eads knows his stuff." —Lee Thomas, Bram Stoker Award and Lambda Literary Award-winning author of The GermanThe aliens have landed, and this time they're not hostile. They're just incredibly rude. Coming in waves of rocket ships, the aliens not only refuse to acknowledge the existence of Earth's cultures—they refuse to acknowledge the existence of humanity itself. The aliens by means of their bulk block entry into cars, grocery stores, even elevators...without malice or even purpose.No one knows what it's like to be ignored by the aliens more than Craig Mencken, an amateur journalist who writes inane copy for a magazine tycoon. A pair of aliens have invaded his home, abused his furniture, and disrupted his life. Who thought first contact could be such a nuisance? But when Mencken's employer demands the story of the century, a fictional interview with an alien, the sinister truth about the invasion is accidentally revealed. Soon Mencken's ex-boyfriend is dropping hints about a mysterious cabal that promises to rid the aliens from neighborhoods as exterminators do with vermin. Then a narcissistic federal agent wants Mencken to spy on the cabal for the sake of his country. As if life weren't already hard enough, the dozers—cubic machines capable of demolishing skyscrapers in minutes—start landing across the globe, and it does not seem likely the aliens will ignore mankind for much longer.

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Publisher: Lethe Press, Inc.

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  • Release date: October 16, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781301378227
  • File size: 270 KB
  • Release date: October 16, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781301378227
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"The invasion of the earth by a race of socially oblivious couch potatoes. The Survivors by Sean Eads begins as a romp, then turns much darker—nicely done!"—Richard Bowes, Lambda Literary Award-winning author"Eads (Trigger Point) offers up a short novel reminiscent of 1970s 'big idea' science fiction. Starting with slapstick but descending into nihilism, the narrative revolves around would-be journalist Craig Mencken's increasingly frantic attempts to come to terms with an invasion of obnoxious aliens." —Publishers Weekly"The Survivors is a great tale that starts out as a lighthearted look at an unlikely alien invasion, only to rapidly descend into a grim study of humanity. Imaginative, funny, and ultimately frightening, the novel delivers. Sean Eads knows his stuff." —Lee Thomas, Bram Stoker Award and Lambda Literary Award-winning author of The GermanThe aliens have landed, and this time they're not hostile. They're just incredibly rude. Coming in waves of rocket ships, the aliens not only refuse to acknowledge the existence of Earth's cultures—they refuse to acknowledge the existence of humanity itself. The aliens by means of their bulk block entry into cars, grocery stores, even elevators...without malice or even purpose.No one knows what it's like to be ignored by the aliens more than Craig Mencken, an amateur journalist who writes inane copy for a magazine tycoon. A pair of aliens have invaded his home, abused his furniture, and disrupted his life. Who thought first contact could be such a nuisance? But when Mencken's employer demands the story of the century, a fictional interview with an alien, the sinister truth about the invasion is accidentally revealed. Soon Mencken's ex-boyfriend is dropping hints about a mysterious cabal that promises to rid the aliens from neighborhoods as exterminators do with vermin. Then a narcissistic federal agent wants Mencken to spy on the cabal for the sake of his country. As if life weren't already hard enough, the dozers—cubic machines capable of demolishing skyscrapers in minutes—start landing across the globe, and it does not seem likely the aliens will ignore mankind for much longer.

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