Space Girl Blues
by Bruce Pavalon
A young man with a troubled past falls in love with a young woman who believes she’s been abducted by aliens and that one of her alien abductors has fallen in love with her.
Chapter 16: Dream #4
Stars twinkle in the winter sky over a snow-covered suburban subdivision. From a shelf, a collection of My Little Ponies watches over a five-year old girl’s bed, but in the girl’s bed is Anini. Anini strains in pain. Her face is red and sweaty. Aaron stands next to Anini. Anini grabs Aaron’s hand, squeezes it and screams, “Help me!”
Anini’s pregnant belly looms beneath a white sheet. Her legs are spread, ready to give birth. Nikoli stands at the end of the bed, preparing to deliver the baby. Nikoli reaches beneath the sheets, saying, “Push, Anini. Push, Anini.”
Anini screams, and Nikoli pulls a green baby from beneath the sheets. Aaron stares at the green baby in disbelief, and Nikoli’s green eyes glow. A puff of green smoke, and the Green Giant appears where Nikoli once stood. The Green Giant takes the green baby and says, “Ho, ho, ho...”
Copyright © 2015 by Bruce Pavalon