|“If there is one more misfortune among men studying space – one more miscalculation, one more delay in supply transportation – if I even suspect a mortal scientist of embezzlement, I shall take the news to Creae. He will not be pleased. You – you will be imprisoned. Or banished, to become Unknown yourself.”
Astro turned and walked away. Cal fumed inwardly, but showed no sign of his displeasure.
|In the ensuing years, Cal interfered no more with mortal space efforts.