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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....

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.