Step 1: Land on White House Lawn. Step 2: Take me to your leader.
And if it isn’t that it’s lizards in people suits.
It seems our notions of First Contact invariably involve a negative outcome for the Earth, with Carl Sagan’s Contact being one of the worthy exceptions. But I can’t help thinking that if it does come, first contact could very well be left of field, something I enjoyed exploring in The Veil.