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Story One Issue 1

A UFO manages to evade interception by Moonbase and lands on Earth. However, waiting SHADO Mobiles are confused when the UFO only touches down for a matter of seconds before taking off again. But the following morning two scientists are reported as not turning up for work in the same area. Colonel Alec Freeman investigates, only to be ambushed by an Alien in the ruins of Mersham Abbey. Colonel Paul Foster, still in the area in a Mobile, searches for Freeman when he doesn’t report in and is also wounded by the Alien. Realising that the disappearances are all connected, Straker lays an ambush for the UFO which will have to arrive to collect the abducted men. Unknown to the commander, a Moonferry has sighted the UFO and intercepted it, causing a delay in its arrival. On Earth, the helmetless Alien is weakening, which gives Freeman a chance to escape, just as the UFO arrives. With no chance of capturing it, Skydiver is alerted and Sky 1 is able to destroy it. WIth a dead Alien and a destroyed UFO, the only positive aspect is that Freeman and the two scientists were not taken.

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Story Two Issue 2

SHADO Control Clerk Warren Spencer has leaked information about the organisation to a reporter called Mason for The Clarion newspaper. While Alec Freeman runs a security check, Straker tries to persuade the paper not to pursue the story. A UFO manages to evade interception by Moonbase to be shot down by Sky 1 over the sea. Fisherman Robin Johns, out in his one-man launch in the mist, sees the crash and tying it to the reported story in The Clarion, is startled to see a red space-suited body floating nearby.

Johns brings the Alien aboard, and believes Mason will pay a fortune for the information. Sky 1 sees the launch in the mist, and orders Johns to report to the harbour for questioning. En route though, Johns detours past Robbicombe Cave and leaves the unconscious Alien there. Back at the harbour, Johns is questioned by Paul Foster, and states he only saw the distant crash, but once alone the fisherman contacts Mason. Together, the two men return to the cave – but the Alien has gone…

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Too Old At 32 Issue 7

Captain Frank Harris is going through Interceptor simulation tests but at 32 he is the most experienced and oldest of the pilots and only just passes. Alec Freeman thinks Straker maybe on the verge of dismissing him but the commander simply wants him watched. Returning to Moonbase, a real UFO is sighted and the Interceptors launched, but Harris is concerned he may slip up – ending his career…

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The New Boss Issue 12

A UFO reaches Earth and manages to strike General Henderson’s car as he is returning from vacation in America, causing a crash and injuring him. His replacement at an International Astrophysical Commission meeting is General Calper, who accompanies Straker in a ShadAir jet. Calper is unsympathetic towards SHADO, but in flight the UFO is sighted homing in on them.

Straker calls on Skydiver for assistance and Sky 1 homes in but not before the UFO is able to fire on the ShadAir jet. Calper is slightly injured but the jet and crew still make it to New York for the conference. A recovered Calper addresses the delegates, and tells them he believes SHADO is no longer competent in defending Earth, and calls for an investigation of Straker and the organisation…

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The Force Field Issue 19

SHADO technician Dennis Skipton has developed an invisible force-field, and demonstrates it to Straker and Freeman by setting up in the control room where they walk into it! Before Straker can take any further action, six UFOs enter the solar system, change course and disappear! While trying to determine their position, six more UFOs are tracked, and their course is taking them to Mars.

The second flight of UFOs also disappear from tracking beams near Mars, as though something is blocking all laser and microwave signals. Their target, though, must be the Martian Survey Team and lone astronaut Jack Lewis – out on the surface in a survey vehicle – can only watch in horror as the UFOs destroy the complex. Straker despatches Paul Foster in a Lunar Module to Mars to find out what is going on, but on approaching the red planet, electrical activity peaks and the craft is deflected by an invisible barrier…

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Arctic Affair Issue 26

Over the Arctic Sky 1, with Peter Carlin aboard, is crippled by a UFO. He is forced to warn another craft, a U.S. Army plane piloted by Lieutenant Braydon and Sergeant Lucas, out of the area before hitting the UFO and causing it to crash. The Army plane, which observes the attack, has also encountered difficulties in the worsening blizzard and crashed nearby, observed by the Alien survivor…

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The Trojan Horse Issue 40

Alec Freeman is enjoying a rest in the countryside when he receives an alert to get to the nearby ETT of A UFO nearby. Finding the UFO, Freeman is taken off guard by an Alien – who reveals himself to be Paul Foster! The commander has had a dummy UFO built, and decided to test it on Freeman – if it will fool him, it might just fool the Aliens in a ‘Trojan Horse’ style strategy. It is not long before a UFO is sighted, and following Straker’s plan it is allowed to reach Earth. Freeman drives Foster in a large truck to the ETT and deploys the dummy UFO, with Foster in a spacesuit pretending to be injured. As SHADO forces close in, the real UFO lands and an Alien goes to help. The trick works and Foster fights the Alien, but he is armed with a pistol and a SHADO marksman has to shoot first. The UFO self-destructs, and SHADO are once again left empty-handed.

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The Alien Heart Attack Issue 41

Three UFOs are destroyed by Moonbase Interceptors as a diversionary tactic by the Aliens to allow a faster, larger version to get through to Earth. It lands in Sussex at the mansion of leading heart specialist Sir Richard Conroy, where Aliens tell him he is to perform an operation on one of their Leaders – or be killed! As SHADO closes in, the Aliens fight back and Foster is wounded. The Aliens are taken by Conroy in his private helicopter to a hospital, where the surgeon admits defeat as the Alien is rejecting the human heart he has – a similar replacement would simply cause the same problem. Straker and Carlin arrive just in time to prevent Conroy being killed for his failure, and capture the Aliens. But as they transport them in a Mobile back to Headquarters, the Leader starts to glow and Straker and Carlin jump out as he self-destructs, destroying the other Aliens. Their UFO also glows, but takes off and disappears…

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