Chapter Nine Page 22
Back at the hotel.
Jany: Can you help me book a train trip to Chicago? For today or tomorrow, please.
Concierge: Sure. Let me look up the last-minute Amtrak prices . . . .
Jany: . . . It takes HOW long? And costs HOW much?
Please tell me that number sounds less awful in pounds.
Kara Lynn: At the current exchange rate, it ‘s — —– — —–.
And back at the con.
Spaceman Spiff: Zounds! If the hostile Gorkians are successful, the planet Mok will be blown to smithereens! The fearless space adventurer has just ten minutes to thwart their dastardly plot!
Jany: Wake me when the episode is over, mmkay? Or if the planet actually explodes, whichever comes first.
Kara Lynn: Sleep well, Master.