“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.

Author: Alan Campbell
Author: Alan Campbell

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.

Alien lands in Craigmillar, Edinburgh!