Let the Fire Fall Author:Kate Wilhelm THE STAR CHILD — The aliens came by the hundreds. The ship landed in the middle of an Ohio cornfield, and the people - weakened as a race by the long journey across space - came forth to the hostility of Earth's billions. But even as they came, they died, and in a few days there was only one woman left, prenant with an unborn child conveived un... more »der an unknown sky.
Not all Earthmen were hostile; there was one to deliver the dying woman of her child. And in her delivery was set the stage for he most monstrous hoax in the history of the planet!« less