Apparently a well written story, but I cannot figure out the punchline. Aliens in a spaceship are in serious trouble. There is an unfamiliar quadrupedal creature in a corner of the room. Aliens don't quite recall what they did that has so disturbed them, & where this creature has come from.
Fact sheet.First published: AntipodeanSF magazine, #113 (October/November 2007).
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Note: Why is this post so short?