“That was exactly what the earth wanted—that was exactly what it wanted.”
“It knew what kind o’ radiation would be released from that bomb, & it knew the strength o’ that radiation.”
But then 1 o’ the Jupiterians fell onto the floor & began sputtering swear words that, to earthling ears, would sound like fluffy melodies.
But then the voice got louder. It leaned closer to the other Jupiterian. “You gave the earth what it wanted, didn’t you.”
But then the voice held its hand out & lifted the other Jupiterian up.
“If you don’t know ’bout the tavern, then it is time.”