They came home from a strange journey.... And heroes they might have been—a little dog and a man!
hey had gone last night. The water felt cool. It soothed his nerves which jangled in the excitement of the discovery and in the anger at the disbelieving authorities. He reached shallow water and waded towards shore.
Suddenly he stopped dead, his ankles in five inches of water. His eyes stared ahead in disbelief. His brain was numbed. Only his eyes were alive, staring, wide in horror. Finally his brain pieced together the image that his vision sent to it. Pieced it together but made no comprehension of it.
His brain told him that there was a blanket of fur laying unevenly twenty feet back from the shore line. A blanket of yellow and black fur ... covering the earth, covering mangrove roots, fitted neatly around the bent palm tree trunks, lying over the rocks that had cut his feet last night ... smothering, suffocating ... hugging the earth.
Bill shut his eyes, and still the vision kept shooting to his brain. All yellow and black and fuzzy, with trees or a tall mangrove bush or a sea grape
A creepy little story from the days before manned space flight when no one knew what space radiation might do to a man, but most ideas ran along the lines of The Blob.
A husband and wife sailing in the Caribbean see a parachuting capsule about the same time the capsule carrying America's first human is due to land. Their capsule has a dead Russian dog. At least it seems to be dead.
Sure, the premise has been disproved, but it's just a story and will kill some time.
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