Small Fish (2006)

Minnow

“Once they had gotten over their initial fear, Earth’s leaders scaled back their plans to build bigger guns and instead focused on how best to ‘welcome Earth’s alien friends’ and initiate advantageous trade.”

The Disastrous Voyage of the Incredible Flying Squirrel (2006)

Airscrew

“The Mad Scientist, you see, had long ago been expelled from civilised society. Ordinary folk found his experiments, not to mention his exposition, somewhat unsettling.”