There was only silence.
The depths of space, despite seeming peaceful, quiet and beautiful with the occasional soaring meteorite or asteroid passing through was teemed with many dangers throughout the universe. Among these was about to make its presence known.
That silence was about to end.
Nearby an unknown planet. The wind had died completley, and the air was still, there was only silence, as in five or ten minutes before a vicious thundersquall struck, the sky had suddenly turned an ominous gray color. The smell of a thick aroma filled the air, like overcharged car batteries. Something was coming. It grew steadily. It had no tone. It simply was a tuneless, soulless sound. It grew. And grew. It was coming out of the sky. The vibration took a voice- a rumbling roar that built to a shattering crescendo of sound. The clouds in the west lit with a bloom of red fire. It traced its way widening from an artery to a stream to a river of ominous color; and then, as a burning, falling object b