“Explorers” / Memorable Fancies #2134

[“From an air carriage a little band has descended, naked.” – Henri Michaux]

Interplanetary flight was their only technology – otherwise, they were quite primitive. After trading with them for some time, trying to learn their language or teach them ours, we began to realize that they were – not the builders of their spacecraft – but the chimpanzees of their planet, sent here to find out if our air is breathable. For them.

And signal back …

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