Christ on a stick. We get sunlight about once a year in England and now the newspapers say this summer is going to be tripe weather-wise.
Good day, gentlemen. This is a pre-recorded briefing made prior to your departure and which, for security reasons of the highest importance, has been known on board during the mission only by your H-A-L 9000 computer. Now that you are in Jupiter space and the entire crew is revived, it can be told to you. Eighteen months ago, the first evidence of intelligent life off the Earth was discovered. It was buried forty feet below the lunar surface, near the crater Tycho. Except for a single, very powerful radio emission aimed at Jupiter, the four million-year-old black monolith has remained completely inert, its origin and purpose still a total mystery.
Badabingdabow, yah ded. Nawmagoda Iterly n’ watch my wife die.
If there was one item that would have most tempted you, what would that have been?
The shell that hit the foxhole Luz and I were in was a dud. The one that hit Muck and Penkala’s foxhole wasn’t. That’s just the way it was.