All, including Huk who left the table, stared with fright at it and at the rifle.
I asked Huk if they can stay with us in our time, at least for a while.
They painstakingly tried to arrange a sub-precinct station on the largest Huk home planet, with Huk cops in charge.
At the moment they were already within the Huk home-planet's atmosphere.
He sat on one chair, and Huk, gingerly holding his aspergill before him as though to protect himself, sat on the other.
So the police matter-of-factly tried to incorporate the Huk culture into the human.
It was wholly improbable that anything like Huk patrol ships would be out so far.
If anything from a Huk missile rocket to the salvage ship Aldeb approached, however, the sound would be distinctive.
It popped into normality about two hundred thousand miles out from the Huk home-world.
At a fourth place barely eighty thousand miles short of collision with the Huk world.