Bodyguards have put a stretcher on a table, have receded in corners and have retired to the background. Mees has looked
eyes on a ceiling painted in a red-green chess cage, has not found, for what it would be possible to catch, and remained to
stand near to the Great Octopus. Two-headed Jul has offered the Great Octopus a drink of a mercury cocktail, but that has
- To business, Two-headed, - he has grumbled.
- To business so to business, - the pirate has agreed.
- Green planets are necessary to me, - the Great Octopus has told. - I do not know where to find green planets. To me have
informed, as if you know something about one such planet. It is the truth? - However, - the left head has answered.
- You know, where it is? - I know.
- But it is precisely green planet? - It is exact.
- Oxygen, chlorophyll, water, red blood? - All so. And many other things.
- Another me does not interest. There there is a reasonable life? - And still what! - it is excellent. How many you want for co-
ordinates of this green planet? The right head of Two-headed Jula has spat out a stub and has laughed.
- Before tell to me, Great, what you are going to do with it? Is you does not concern.
Heads have exchanged glances, then Two-headed Jul has shrugged shoulders.
- Somehow, - the left head has told. - for co-ordinates I will take from you cheaply - all hundred thousand. But in the rest you
have only yourself to blame.
Great Octopus, extremely the business carrier of reason, perplexedly vozzrilsja on dvuhgolovogo and provorchal: - That you
mean the pirate? - Listen, Great, what to us to sense to beat around the bush? You have forgotten that my mate car is made
under the special order. It at me speaking. What to do, my weakness - I like to scratch language, especially left, and I like to
listen, as the won cry. And so, I perfectly know about your affairs with Iskusnikom Kregom and I imagine that it is necessary
for you on a green planet. I swear crimson Protuberoj and dark blue Nekridoj, I quite sympathise with your feeble efforts,
- But? - But I am afraid that it expensively to you will manage.
- It still why? - You see this planet is occupied by so-called people.
- Well also what? - And that it to you not speaking frogs from system of the Grey Sun and not cowardly cats with Tsirtsei who
pretend to be dead, hardly them you will touch...
- And you believe, what the population any nasty planetki can stop me? Me? A great Octopus? Yes I in a powder will erase
them, in a mortar istolku, ashes a dense forest! - we will admit. You can try to poison their disgusting oxygen atmosphere, to
evaporate their terrifying water oceans, to extinguish their shocking yellow sun. But even if it will be possible to you with
impunity, you all the same will not achieve the purpose! As I understand, live heads, instead of dead skulls are necessary to
The great Octopus was inflated also some time was silent. Then it has growled hriplo: - All right. Tell.