By James Blish
Tipton Bond was once a guy who lived for challenges--and Earth had not more demanding situations for him. yet on Xota:
One of the giants' faces bent over him, sardonically benign. "You are an Earthman, little human electron. you're a denizen of a planet which the soldiers of Day will succeed in and engulf, in a naked thousand years. Did you think that to flee us through coming to Xota? you've got introduced your self towards the item that you concept to flee. you'll percentage within the normal holocaust whilst the Wild megastar arrives!" Giants they could be, Bond determined, yet that they had boundaries. "What is that this Wild Star?" he known as. The gradual thunder responded: "It is the main condensed of white dwarfs, virtually natural neutronium all through. And what makes a solar a runaway sunlight? the reply, toddler, is particularly basic: the soldiers of Day!"