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He stood in the middle of the road watching the night sky lit up with colour. The torch shook a little in his hand and he wondered if they would come. Scanning the sky, he could see no sign of their space crafts, just the rolling green clouds. He turned his torch on and off, growing more excited and nervous. Even if they didn’t come tonight, they would come soon enough.