Getting to Know You

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson

“Baskets?”

“Hats?”

“Neither,”said Peony. “Earth people like to make odd designs and use them for decorations”

“How do you KNOW this?” demanded Zing. Who ARE you?”  His antennae quivered with both fear and indignation.

“I am Peony.  I am from your planet.  I have been looking after you, protecting you. You are both very innocent.  Too trusting.”

“What is our planet’s name?  Who is our Leader?” asked Zang, doubting.

“Zekon, of course.  And our Leader is Zedion the Great.”

“But your name—it starts with that “Puh” sound. Not a Zekonian name.”

“It’s for undercover work, Silly!”

58 thoughts on “Getting to Know You

  1. Sarah Ann

    Wonderful to seethe meeting of Zing, Zang and Peony. Considering how naive they’ve been in the past of humans, their distrust of Peony stands out well. Love her voice in her last sentence to them – can see the knowing/ mocking smile.

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