Every time they came there was havoc. Their population grew, consuming or destroying precious resources. They obsessively stole and hoarded what had previously been offered them out of goodwill.
Things had changed since all those years back when they had been welcome guests to the planet. Now they came equipped with weapons, and brought violence to what had previously been a peaceful world.
She watched the space ship take off, with its familiar trail of green smoke. “What was the future of the planet,” she wondered. Earth was dying, and now Earthlings were killing Mars. Slithering over to the stove, she began cooking breakfast for the kids.
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