Authors: Sabrina Sumsion
Tags: #Fantasy, #Science Fiction, #Young Adult
Aliens Are Real Part 2
By Sabrina Sumsion
Published by Sanguine Publishing
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Copyright 2012 by Sabrina L. Sumsion
Dedication and Acknowledgements:
I am truly blessed to be surrounded by friends and family who love me and support my crazy schemes. Thank you to my husband who has adapted to my ways over the years and tolerates me lovingly. Thank you to my children who inspire me and bring me smiles and gooey kisses. Thank you to my parents who raised me to know the only limits are the ones I put on myself. Thank you to my sister Belinda for not beating me up too much growing up and believing in my wild ideas now. Thank you to my friends who beta read including Vicki, Jill, Mom and Lisa. Thank you to Charlie, Gina, Lisa, Mary,
and Vicki in my writing group The Local Muse and the wonderful support you give me. Thank you Dan “Freight-Train” Trivates for the editing and suggestions.
Most of all, thank you Heavenly Father, for allowing me the ability to create.
the path to the front door of Yumi’s house, she considered how she should proceed.
off as the tough girl who wasn’t phased by the revelation that aliens existed on earth but she was pretty sure that cover was blown the
repentant or contrite
for her complete melt down wasn’t an option
This was her planet
She decided that aloof was the best way to act for the
until she saw how the others behaved.
She paused on the doorstep. Her shock from the night before hadn’t
Aliens are real?
she simply dream
seeing humans transform into blue balls of energy.
She extended her hand to knock on the front door but pulled it back again,
shifting her weight from one foot to the other.
Should I even be here?
She thought to herself.
Shouldn’t I ale
rt someone to these people ...
Maybe if she had a better
with her father, she would have told him
but their strained
the car he had
and it would take
nothing short of a miracle
to bridge it.
reached forward quickly and
knocked on the door
before her nerves overcame her and she retreated to her car. She continued shifting her weight from one foot to the other,
for someone to answer.
her cold hands in
front of her, trying to warm them in the nippy fall air
The door swung open.
’s cold blue eyes
at her from the doorway.
“What are you doing here?”
to come over.”
Jasmine tried to look behind
the tall girl.
Malika closed the door slightly to obstruct the view. “Go away.
said as she
put her hands on her hips
re always so mean to me but I
haven’t done anything
to you. What’s your problem?”
Malika only glared
“You are always so
“You compromise our safety and the integrity of our mission.
You are a threat.
“Get over yourself.
’m no threat to you.”
to push past M
arm and twisted it behind
on the cold concrete stoop
The pain was horrible
that still hurt from the previous night’s escapades.
Jasmine heard a male voice say,
“What is going on here?!”
She groaned quietly, recognizing to whom the voice belonged. She didn’t need Honorio to walk up at that moment and see her so vulnerable. Why couldn’t he see her after she’d saved a baby from a speeding bus or after vaulting a fence to rescue a drowning child? He already thought she was a weak human and Malika’s expert restraint tactics made her look
waited for the pain to subside.
Malika leaned down to
ear and whispered, “
can inflict much more
Never forget this
will not warn you again.
You are in violation of our directives
in front of the whole neighborhood
” Honorio’s voice sounded strained. He dropped his
voice to a hiss as he continued.
will take field action if you will not control yourself
Jasmine sat back on her heels
in time to
watch Malika drop her chin
on her heel and stomp
delighted that Malika was put in her place
she worried what the sh
ame would do to her.
Could this crazy
alien take out her wrath on the earth?
The thought caused
to shudder. Jasmine stuffed her concerns down and concentrated on the present and the handsome façade that hid an alien in front of her.
are you here
through several emotions that Jasmine couldn’t track
She caught a whiff of his cologne, t
he smell causing her knees to buckle. She spent a lot of time the night before up close and personal with Honorio and the smell reminded her of their lips touching.
tried to answer
She hated the fact that merely looking at him caused her heart to jump and her lungs to stop working properly. She forced air into her body then responded.
strong arms that so recently
wrapped tightly over his chest
. He pursed the
had touched hers in mockery of the affection a kiss was supposed to convey. She pulled her shoulders back, ignoring the pain and stood up, ready for another fight about
Tyrone and Joseph in the entry way
Flashing a quick smile at Yumi
, she squared off to Honorio.
He gazed back at her with
a bemused expression on his face.
“What can I do for you?”
Jasmine lifted her chin. “Yumi invited me over.
almost daring him to challenge her.
the petite girl whose alien body
hid in a human
with almond shaped eyes and dark black hair
felt it necessary to evaluate the demeanor of
after learning of our nature
Honorio glanced at Jasmine then back at Yumi.
“We do not have a phone.
How did you invite her?”
Yumi stood straight
“There is a phone at the corner convenience store.”
struggling to prevent her astonishment from showing on her face.
called out to Jasmine in
twenty minutes ago
and asked her to come over. After much pleading on Yumi’s part,
By now, she was used to the telepathy with Yumi but knew the girl would be in trouble when the rest of her group discovered their ability.
You’re lying to your group?
Yumi’s eyes flicked to Jasmine’s face.
There is no lie.
s a pay
phone at the convenience store
that aliens stretched the truth as well.
Maybe they weren’t so different from humans after all.
Yumi grabbed Jasmine’s hand.
Jasmine, come with me
numb by the time
doorway on the left
ran into the room.
on the bed and rubbed her
hand along her prickly-feeling
ve figured out why
skin tingles every time one of you touches
Yumi sat by Jasmine and looked confused.
Jasmine shrugged and rubbed her arm
a couple more times
quickly before dropping her hand into her lap.
“Yes, but it makes sense because you’re a ball of electricity.”
should not affect you in any way different
other human being.”
so intently that
After fidgeting for what felt like an eternity
, Jasmine broke the tension.
read any good books lately
am wading through a dissertation on group mentality in primates and the cross comparison to human beings.
It is rather dry.”
would you read that
wasn’t actually interested in the answer. She
room, inspecting the sparse furnishings
first trip to Yumi’s house.
Had it really been a week ago? It felt like years since she thought Yumi was a human and raced to her house to rescue her from her friends.
Why couldn’t their secret have been drugs or a gang? That would have been much easier to
they tried to conceal the fact that they came from a different planet.
in the small room
trying to shake the tension in her shoulders
nxiety washed over her in waves as her subconscious and conscious
processed who, or what,
She wasn’t comfortable in the hous
e, fully aware that the possible
doom of mankind wandered below her