Jeff: You fiend!
Eros: I? A fiend? I am a soldier of our planet! I? A fiend? We did not come here as enemies. We came only with friendly intentions. To talk. To ask your aid.
Col. Edwards: Our aid?
Eros: Yes. Your aid for the whole universe. But your governments of Earth refused even to accept our existence. Even though you've seen us, heard our messages, you still refused to accept us.
Col. Edwards: Why is it so important that you want to contact the governments of our Earth?
Eros: Because of death. Because all you of Earth are idiots!
Jeff: Now you just hold on, Buster.
Eros: No, you hold on. First was your firecracker, a harmless explosive. Then your handgrenade. They began to kill your own people a few at a time. Then the bomb, then a larger bomb. Many people are killed at one time. Then your scientists stumbled upon the atom bomb. Split the atom. Then the hydrogen bomb, where you actually explode the air itself. Now you bring the destruction of the entire universe, served by our sun. The only explosion left is the solarbonite.
Col. Edwards: Why there's no such thing.
Eros: Perhaps to you. But we've known it for centuries. Your scientists will stumble upon it as they have all the others. But the juvenile minds you possess will not comprehend its strength, until it's too late.
Col. Edwards: You're way above our heads.
Eros: The solarbonite is a way to explode the actual particles of sunlight.
Col. Edwards: Why, that's impossible.
Eros: Even now, your scientists are working on a way to harness the sun's rays. The rays of sunlight are minute particles. Is it so far from your imagination they cannot do as I have suggested?
Col. Edwards: Why, a particle of sunlight can't even be seen or measured.
Eros: Can you see or measure an atom? Yet you can explode one. A ray of sunlight is made up of many atoms!
Jeff: So what if we do develop this Solanite bomb? We'd be even a stronger nation than now.
Eros: Stronger. You see!? You see!? Your stupid minds! Stupid! Stupid!
Jeff: That's all I'm taking from you! [leaps at Eros]
Lt. Harper: Get back here you jerk! Let him finish.
Eros: It's because of men like you that all must be destroyed. Headstrong, violent! No use of the mind God gave you.
Jeff: You talk of God?
Eros: You also think it impossible that we, too, might think of God? You, who wear the uniform of your country. You see, I wear the uniform of my country. Yes, we've had to use drastic means to get to you, but you left us no alternative. When you have the solarbonite, you have nothing. Nor, does the universe.
Col. Edwards: You speak of solarbonite, but just what is it?
Eros: Take a can of your gasoline. Say this can of gasoline is the sun. Now you spread a thin line of it to a ball, representing the Earth. Now, the gasoline represents the sunlight, the sun particles. Here we saturate the ball with the gasoline, the sunlight. Then we put a flame to the ball. The flame will speedily travel around the Earth, back along the line of gasoline to can, or the sun itself. It will explode this source, and spread to every place that gasoline, or sunlight, touches. Explode the sunlight here, Gentlemen, and you explode the universe. Explode the sunlight here, and a chain reaction will occur, direct to the sun itself. And to all the planets that sunlight touches. To every planet in the universe. This why you must be stopped. This is why any means must be used to stop you. In a friendly manner, or as it seems, you want it.
Lt. Harper: He's mad.
Tanna: Mad? Is it mad that you destroy other people to save yourselves? You have done this. Is it mad that one country must destroy another to save themselves? You have also done this. How then is it mad that one planet must destroy another that threatens the very existence-
Eros: That's enough!! In my land, women are for advancing the race, not for fighting man's battles. Life is not so expansive on my planet. We don't cling to it like you do. Our entire aim is for the development of our planet.
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