Michael white approaches the genre of science fiction in his usual skewed and ever so slightly eccentric way. An alien ship visits Earth with a definite purpose in mind… but they may be just a little bit … well… late?
By the author of Paul McCartney’s Coat and other stories, Tours of Note, Squire Bidecombe’s Tree and The Fae Wynrie, this short story asks many relevant and pertinent questions: What do the extinction of the dinosaurs and McDonald’s have in common? What would be the perfect disguise for a visitor from another world? Exactly what is a gravitational dampener, and can it unblock sinks*? Just what is it with ships’ computers?
The science fiction short story for people who don’t know their lightsabre from their Borg cube, “King of the Tyrant Lizards” is the latest short story from the increasingly difficult to categorise series by Michael White.
*I may just have made that one up.