An instant later a door was flung open and out of it came hurtling one of the men of teris.
“You are addressing Arndis, Queen of teris,” he heard his escort say.
Above the sound of digging rose the sharp voices of the giant women of teris, each with a battalion under her command.
But he doubted that all the women of teris could have the same command of the language.
Within some thousands of miles of teris they had felt a force pull them toward it.
Looking down, Ben saw that it descended into the bowels of teris.
Since the surface of teris has a temperature of absolute zero it can only be reached from here through a series of locks.
The women of teris had a high civilization before your Earth was born.
A moment later teris was gone, blasted by the guns of a thousand cruisers.
Through the shell he saw one of the men of teris brought into the room and placed in a similar position on another table.