The Zini are flying saucer people who built a comfortable observation station in our asteroid belt thousands of years ago, and have been studying Earth, waiting for the right moment to make contact. But, the wait is over. Humans have discovered the zini "counterplanet." The shock of this discovery is reverberating, posing huge social, economic and political challenges to Earth's establishments. Friendly Invasion is a fast-paced read, replete with conflict, romance, humor, and friendly persuasion.