Bruce Coville's Alien Visitors
"If you can go outside, please do so," said the blue woman.I don't like to go outside if I can help it. But I went. So did Mom. So did most of the people in our development. A humming sound filled the sky. I looked up and gasped.The sky was filled with enormous red ships. They hovered there, not moving, as if suspended by invisible cables."This is the Vegan Starfleet," boomed the voice, which now seemed to come directly from the sky. "It comes in peace."If you come in peace, then why are there so many of you? I wondered.