"No," and the lensman tore up the check just as he had torn up the resignation.
"QX, and thanks," and a nurse led the visiting lensman to Cloud's bedside.
"If you take off at all, you'll take off in a suit, inside a one-man flitter," the lensman interrupted.
The lensman and the observer helped him into his cumbersome, heavily-padded armor.
If the lensman was surprised at Cloud's sudden reappearance in the laboratory he did not show it.