“We will lure them with piles of patently fake-looking bright green money, and disco balls from the future,” one of the aliens cackled.
“And also cheap yet glittering costume jewelry, including of course a plastic tiara from the dollar store,” laughed another.
“Yes, they will soon be wearing bright red pants that are slightly too short in the leg, ha ha!”
“Soon our fashion domination of Earth shall be complete!”
Then a third alien, who had been thinking in the corner of the spaceship (which was shaped like a freestanding boutique at a mall), spoke up. “Yeah, but then what? So they’re all wearing red suits. And that makes us powerful because –?”
“Because – because…we will also turn their stupid downtown buildings bright pink, that’s why!” Which made, of course, no sense at all. But everyone agreed that it was the only plan anyone had been able to come up with.
And so they lowered their fishing lines of sartorial doom…
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