The Planet Savers
Forth leaned over the desk, staring. "You speak their language, don't you?"
"I used to. I might remember it under hypnosis, I suppose. Why? Do you want me to translate something?"
"Not exactly. We were thinking of sending you on an expedition to the trailmen themselves."
(In the darkened office, watching Jay's startled face, I thought; God, what an adventure! I wonder--I wonder if they want me to go with him?)
Forth was explaining: "It would be a difficult trek. You know what the Hellers are like. Still, you used to climb mountains, as a hobby, before you went into Medical--"
"I outgrew the childishness of hobbies many years ago, sir," Jay said stiffly.
"We'd get you the best guides we could, Terran and Darkovan. But t