In some accounts, the alien invaders will covertly subvert human society using disguises, shapechanging, creating conflict in humanity and let humans destroy themselves, or human allies.
The beginning half of the popular video games Halo 2 and Halo 3 deals with the defense of Earth against a genocidal alien empire, the Covenant. Both Macross and Robotech also include a "Grand Cannon" massive energy weapon based in the northern hemisphere that is used for planetary defense.
My original idea was to classify aliens by their intentions conquest, genocide, literally blowing up the entire planet, etc. The sheer number of alien invaders may seem overwhelming, but humans should take comfort in the fact that hostile aliens are actually in the minority.
That story especially includes Daleks conquering the earth after moving it through space and then occupying it along with other stolen worlds to initiate their stratagem for universal destruction. In Doctor Who, because of the time travel element, historical invasions happen a lot, notably the Cyberman invasion of Victorian Londonusing a 60m tall cyber-king walker, in the episode The Next Doctor.
In the Game Boy series of the Nintendo Comic Systemsthe alien responsible for the conquest of Sarasland from the Super Mario Land series, Tatangawishes to conquer Earth with an iron fist and was able to conquer places anytime when he is released from the Game Boywith successful occupations on places such as the World Trade Centerthe Wonder World Malland the Great Wall of China.
In other depictions, the aliens score an overwhelming victory over humanity and the bulk of the story occurs after the aliens have taken over.
Later in the show and in a spin-off, The Sarah Jane Adventuresthe Slitheen - a criminal family from the planet Raxicoricofallapatorius - disguise themselves in human skin suits to infiltrate human society. The Series and the film, Godzilla: In this fiction, the aliens intervene in human affairs to prevent them from destroying themselves, such as Klaatu and Gort in The Day the Earth Stood Still warning the leaders of Earth to abandon their warlike ways and join other space-faring civilizations else that they will destroy themselves or be destroyed by their interstellar union.
Another problem with categorizing alien invasions is that many of the most interesting ones are short i. Demonic alien invasion[ edit ] This section does not cite any sources. It is eventually thrown off when a human sends a starbreaker beam into the Qax home star.
Alien invasions are a common element of the Godzilla movies, usually with a giant monster such as King GhidorahGiganand Mechagodzilla being used to attack major cities usually Tokyo. The fourth game in the series, Mass Effect: In the American film Independence Day: Another type of invasion is seen in various Godzilla films, most notably Destroy All Monstersand also in the three-part episode "Monster War" of Godzilla: Initially, they believe the planet is uninhabited, due to the difference in scale between them and human beings.
Many occupation stories are influenced by the real human invasions by totalitarian governments, in which the alien invaders support existing human government infrastructures that welcome their new alien overlords or purge opposition governments and rebuild them in their own image and the enforcement of their rule through the use of collaborators and secret police.The alien invasion or space invasion is a common feature in science fiction stories and film, in which extraterrestrials invade the Earth either to exterminate and supplant human life, enslave it under an intense state, harvest people for food, steal the planet's resources, or destroy the planet altogether.
Short SFF Reviews. This is an index of my reviews of short science fiction and fantasy. Most of the reviews are from magazines, but some are from short story collections or anthologies. Merrie Haskell. 7 - "An Almanac for the Alien Invaders" Kevin N. Haw. 6 - "Render unto Caesar" 6 - "Requirements for the Mythology Merit Badge" Zenna.
Alien Invasions This list is for books where the planet Earth is invaded by aliens. The aliens don't necessarily have to be hostile, but they have to be out in the open.
Connecticut Almanacs, 93 CHECK LIST OF CONNECTICUT ALMANACS, WITH INTEODUCTION AND NOTES. BY ALBERT CÁELOS BATES. almanac for ; and Robert Treat of Müford issued al-manacs for several years, as early as and as late as Feb 04, · ANCIENT ALIEN MYSTERY OF THE ARCHONS - Invaders from Space HD UFOTV® The Disclosure Network Rise of the Anunnaki," "Secret Societies and Flying Saucers," "Ancient Alien Mystery of the Archons.
Planet Earth has been depicted as an invasion target for an amazingly large number of alien species, in all forms of science fiction as well as some conspiracy theories.Download