As he hastened down the passageway toward his office, the airlock sucked the door against its jamb with an ominous whistle.
He passed through the airlock and out into the windswept desert.
Cochrane, at the moment, felt an impulse to heave him out an airlock as a probable danger.
But if he left his position, more men could come in through the airlock.
He ran through the airlock and back into the hold, starting toward the intercom-phone beside the desk.
He stalked past Hoskins and punched the button which controlled the airlock.
He turned to the leader of the four natives and motioned from Throon to the airlock.
Shall one of us get in the airlock, or shall we bring it in with an attractor?
He motioned with the blaster and said, "Lead the way to the airlock."
Expected a fight, but some big guy let us in through an airlock.