Closing time at the Payload and Gyroscope


‘C’mon Faffelbum, let’s hit the interplanetary highway -it’s getting dark.’

‘Ah, there’s time for another drink Abslod.’

‘It’s too dangerous, the lunar dragons swarm at night.’

Relax, will ya, I’ve often downed ten of them before takeoff.’

  • It was an eight kilometer walk to the shuttle.
  • Long enough for two astronauts to sober up.
  • And watch the shadows of enormous wings blacken the trail ahead.

‘Hang on, were we talking about flagons or dragons Abslod?’