"I myself feel that our country, for whose Constitution I fought in a just war, might as well have been invaded by Martians and body snatchers."
The "ether" referred to here is not a soporific gas, but rather the theorized transmission medium of light and gravity in the absence of all matter - the emptiness of space.
With a mighty rumble the rear tubes blasted
their song Of power and in a graceful arc the little blunt-nosed, cylindrical ether boat left its roosting
place. Once safely away from the asteroid, Timothy
reset the keyboard for a straight course...
With a mighty rumble the rear tubes blasted their song Of power and in a graceful arc the little blunt-nosed, cylindrical ether boat left its roosting place. Once safely away from the asteroid, Timothy reset the keyboard for a straight course...
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