Adder smiled, his mouth area nothing but circles. “What I want to know is why you are here. I’ve been here two years and have squatter’s rights.”
“Squatter’s rights! You got to be kidding. We signed a contract with George giving us sole ownership of this planet. So you had better leave before we haul you before a Galactic Court as a trespasser.”
Adder placed both hands on his hips. He shook his skin and a new pattern emerged: planets, stars and asteroids. A comet blazed down his chest. He turned slightly and spit on the ground. “Who in the hell is George?”
Eve smiled. “Look at that comet. It’s moving right down his body. It’s going to disappear under his belt. That is really something.”
Adder pulled his belt down showing the comet below his navel.
“Enough about his skin and a damn comet.” Adam took a step closer to Adder. “You ask who George is. Well, George is the head honcho of the Betelgeuse Planet Company. And it’s just the biggest planet developing company in the Sagittarius arm of the Milky Way. He sold this planet to us. The contract is concrete and no one else is allowed here.”