Tris Matthews lives in London and works as a data curator for a scientific publisher. He is occasionally inspired to fiction by the data he curates. "Invasive Alien Species" was such a case (inspired by this article). It's also one of the first stories he managed to plan in its entirety before beginning writing, and thus quite a milestone for him. Follow his progress at: and @tori_tris

By Tris Matthews

Harlequin ladybird eating aphids

Invasive Alien Species

In the diverse crowd all skin colours and sexes squeezed around one another to fill every inch of the seminar ...
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