Liz looked at Keller, who looked back at her. "You're the scientist," he said. "You tell me."
In 1830 Josiah Eagleton founded a town in Iowa. Local legend claims the decision was the result of alien contact. One hundred and fifty years later, it's become something a Mecca for those who believe in life beyond the stars.
Cambridge professor Liz Shaw — formerly of UNIT — has been hired by the MIBs as a deniable asset to visit the town to investigate disturbing rumours of genuine alien activity. What she uncovers isn't an invasion, but a conspiracy that claims the identities of unwitting newcomers. A conspiracy that's very keen to add her to its ranks.
But that's far from the only threat Eagleton offers...
This is the first round-robin story featuring Liz Shaw.
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