((aliens, child protagonist, coming of age, first contact, science fiction))

A first impression: you get one chance to make it...
...if you really are the first one to make contact.

Billy Clifford, a first-grade student at Everton Elementary, knows where the missing children are: under the manhole. Who put them there? The aliens, of course. So, on the night Billy sees a glimmer from under the manhole, he climbs down the sewers well prepared...

© 2021 Agora Phantasmagoria
This work was previously published under a different persona, Noct Moll. // This story is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. No part of this story may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission from the author.

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