An Enigma in Silver

Off Course

An alien fleet arrives on Earth, only to invade the wrong hole ...

The men craned their necks to stare at the leaden sky, and their mouths fell open as a silver shape the size of a small house dropped through the clouds and landed neatly on the green, snapping the flag in two and pressing Tom's ball into the smooth turf.
A rectangular crack appeared, and a section of the ship's hull folded out. The end thudded down, biting into the turf alongside the closely-cropped green.

A 1500 word SF/comedy/golf story

Off Course

Off Course cover art (c) Bowman Press

Short fiction by Simon Haynes