“But there’s no danger, Palanth! It’s a promise I gave that never, never would I bring any intelligent creature to Panadur without their approval. This world’s a treasure house, and the Panadurs are a treasure in themselves, for their fur is finer than anything in the Universe, including Neptune’s moons. I know of a vast cavern floored with oxide, and cliffs of pure metal. This Witch Needs Coffee Before Any Hocus Pocus Shirt Europa, or rather, Panadur, is an inexhaustible source of power! It remains with them the Panadurs, whether we remain or not.” He smiled at them again, almost pleadingly, for them to understand, and without another word, stepped through the air-locks and was gone. They could see his tall figure in its gleaming sheath outlined in the unearthly glow until it disappeared in the distance.