It originally appeared as a flash fiction story on the Australian sci-fi site Antipodean sf and was also podcast on that site in January 2012.

It was also popular when podcast on the Beam Me Up podcast site on:

http://www.beammeuppodcast.com/beam-me-up-307-trath-david-scholes-the-afdb-construction-pointers/

Now it’s due to appear in the Bewildering stories sci-fi magazine on 16 April 2012.

In a nutshell an alien prison ship crash lands on Earth and as their captors perish in the crash  the prisoners escape.  Though actually innocent men – human xenopobia kicks in with a vengeance and the aliens are forced to defend themselves.