In James Van Pelt's "How Music Begins", a junior-high school band director struggles to keep the band members' spirits up after they've been shanghaied, by unknown and unseen aliens, and confined to a dormitory and practice auditorium.
In "Okanoggan Falls" by Carolyn Ives Gilman, a housewife subtly resists the forceable relocation of her townspeople by an alien military captain.
Finally, in order to stay alive, a woman must make dogs act correctly for aliens in "Laws of Survival" by Nancy Kress.
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