“The Gadgey” by Alan Campbell is a short story previously published on Strange Horizons in 2005.
It tells the story of two wee boys stumbling over a crashed spaceship with a life form inside. The boys then decide to take the alien to their “leader” Tam the biker.
For a short story you really build up a strong emotional attachment to “The Gadgey”, it is an endearing, funny and addictive read. Have fun!
Click on Alan for the story.
About the Author – Alan was born in Falkirk, Scotland, and went to Edinburgh University. Before becoming a full time writer, he worked as a coder and designer on several video games including the Grand Theft Auto series. He lives in South Lanarkshire.