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Brian Lubnow 11:15 First Contact Summary This short story was about a crew of space travelers who accidentally run into an alien space ship in a cloud of gas. Initially the two are hesitant to try to communicate, but eventually begin to have conversation via a translator that the main character, Tommy. The two crews realize that they have a problem. They realize that in the end, one of them must be destroyed
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Unformatted text preview: because neither can risk being followed to their home planet. A battle seems inevitable until Tommy befriends one of the aliens, and comes up with a plan. His plan is that they simply switch ships, and take apart any tracking software that could be used to follow each other. The two groups promise to meet in the same place a year later....
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PHIL 1204 at Virginia Tech.

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