As a spaceship leaves Mars, one of its passengers has purchased a creature known as a “wub” from one of the planet’s natives. Despite its monstrous appearance, the creature is intelligent, discussing mythology, particularly “The Odyssey” at length. But the captain of the spaceship is not amused, and wants the seemingly defenseless “wub” dead and on his dinner plate. But is the “wub” as defenseless as it looks?
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