Not What We Expected

For centuries, Humans had been searching the heavens for life. We had grown desperate. Any living organism would be a win, and proof that intelligent life could exist beyond our planet. Yet we had struck out at every at-bat.

No matter where we looked, we found nothing. It seemed that we were unique in the Universe. Eventually, most people quit wondering.

Then one day, they appeared, life from another planet. They were not at all what we expected. They resembled painted stones stacked on top of each other.

Some thought it was a prank or an art project. Until one day, the tall one asked for an order of shish kabob and some marshmallows.

Stock Photo Stories give you the real stories behind the photos.*

[*That I might have made up.]

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Old bones. Young heart. Focusing on a wide variety of creativity. @markstarlin

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