Would Aliens Eat Humans?

The Cosmic Companion
Oct 27 · 7 min read

Would aliens eat humans (or other life on Earth) following the unexpected arrival of extraterrestrials on Earth?

Aliens are nearly certainly out there — but will they want to dine on life on Earth? Image credit: The Cosmic Companion

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is often considered to be the first work of science-fiction, but a handful of tales of aliens are found before her time. One of the earliest of these involve war between worlds (or, one satellite and one star. Close enough.).