A Meaning of Christmas

A Meaning of Christmas

407 Reads 17 Votes 1 Part Story
A .E. Kellogg By EstrangeloEdessa Completed

The Froochalans have always loved Earth, a fascinatingly bizarre planet with some truly indecipherable traditions. Why are Earthlings the way they are? Why do they all suddenly bustle around and act busy once a year? What is the actual meaning of this "Christmas?"
Well, when you're a highly technologically-advanced multidimensional and super-rich race, you know how to deal with any question: send some fairly bright Froochalan down there with an MDRD and a cloaking device and let him sort it out. Poor Daxqthu is about to find out what most humans spend their holiday seasons trying to avoid....

  • aliens
  • christmas
  • meaning
mgs3838 mgs3838 Sep 14, 2015
You're right; this is how aliens would perceive Christmas. Great story!
EstrangeloEdessa EstrangeloEdessa Apr 11, 2013
@LucyJaneMorris Thank you! If aliens do ever come to Earth, I don't think we'll feel scared or panicked or joyful so much as just really, really embarrassed.
LucyJaneMorris LucyJaneMorris Apr 11, 2013
I really enjoyed this story and it is a very true comment on our society today, we humans seem to forget the things that matter the most, and indeed I belive it would be true that if an alien did come to Earth they probably would think that's what christmas is all about. keep on writing! :)
skye_wolverine7 skye_wolverine7 Mar 18, 2013
nice story. sad that he couldnt find the true meaning of x'mas though. keep writing!
EstrangeloEdessa EstrangeloEdessa Mar 05, 2013
@LisaWilliamson Well, thanks! I'm definitely ready to write more.
LisaWilliamson LisaWilliamson Mar 04, 2013
This is hysterical and surprisingly deep.  I enjoyed your little tale. I hope you write more soon.