My Darling Husband, The Alien
The universal war is over. Earth has been spared but is changing. Now more than humans live there. And unmarried women and men..well as tribute to the Turan species, anyone with little or no family can become the wife/husband of an alien. And orphans.. also up for adoption by alien families. Now some humans are missing, some turning up dead and no one seems to care. Is this agreement worth it?
I watch as they pull the earth child's body from where I hid it. This is worse than the woman. They keep finding these bodies far too quickly. I briefly contemplate killing the two guardians but they are of no use to me. They are Turan. I strictly need humans. I smile to myself knowing that so……