This week's story is dedicated to The Doubleclicks:
I'm actually lukewarm as far as the movie goes, but I was tickled that I could pretty easily corrupt Varna'ut (my go-to alien race name) into "Varmit." And I think an Old West where aliens exist alongside other exploited minority peoples is a much more interesting premise than yet another invasion/abduction scenario.
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P.S. For the record, the "alien weapon" I'm trying to describe is a Fabrique Nationale P90: