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The aliens were killed by belief The movie isn't an alien invasion movie; it's a movie about faith and redemption. It's the story of the lost and angry ex-Father Graham Hess' road to forgiveness and regaining the strength to be a father, brother and preacher and, most importantly, to accepting his wife's death and forgiving her killer. The aliens are an ...


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"Stitching guns" is a term used by the alien invaders of Earth in Christopher Anvil's "Pandora's Planet" (1956). The aliens (other than interstellar flight) are roughly equivalent tech to Earth: Brak Moffis looked at Horsip and gave a wry smile. "Technologically," said Moffis, "they were very near Centra 0.9, and in some ...


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This is likely to be Pandora's Planet by Christopher Anvil, originally appearing in Astounding Science Fiction in September 1956. It was later reworked into the start of a full-length novel, Pandora's Legions. An excerpt from the novel: "What's wrong then?" demanded Horsip. "The natives' stitching-gun," said Moffis dryly. "The ...


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