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Translated from Voice Log 101513

However much time we spend watching this species, it seems they quadruple it in the effort of watching us. We have seen foreign objects circle around our craft, attaching and feeling like fingers. We feel disturbances radiating out from their planet below, in waves. It seems to be a rudimentary copycat of the way we communicate through distance.

Through their reaction, I have come to several conclusions as to what they are expressing: either they are in awe, fear, joy, or the combination of overwhelming emotion we call [indistinct]. If they are truly experiencing it, then might we call them our [indistinct]? Wrath be not upon me for proposing it.

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  1. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    another description of earthlings, with a potential basis for communication established. I think you meant they will call them with their indistinct emotion..

  2. Avatar Marli

    But Stovo could it be that they may forsee a symbiotic relationship with us earthlings. I don’t like the touchy feely sensations they emit. Creepy. ? sequel?

  3. Avatar DoItForScience

    I got the impression the the second [indistinct] meant something like Brothers, Sisters, Family, or something like that.

  4. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    I like this one. The second paragraph especially, even with the omitted words, has a thoughtful sort of feeling to it.
    Didn’t quite get the foreign objects like fingers. I’m assuming you have something in mind as to what that would be, but I couldn’t picture it.

  5. Toonrmicon Robotech_Master

    Another interesting post. You have a knack for making the aliens, well, “alien”.

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