Blue Boy's rating was high and his fans were loyal to the death--anyone's death!
Gavir gingerly fitted the round opening in the bottom of the silvery globe over the top of his hairless blue skull. He pulled the globe down until he felt tiny filaments touching his scalp. The tips of the wires were cold.
The moderator then said, "Dreaming Through the Universe tonight brings you the first native Martian to appear on the dreamwaves--Gavir of the Desert Men. With him is his guardian, Dr. Malcomb Rice, the noted anthropologist."
Then the moderator questioned Malcomb, while Gavir nervously awaited the moment when his thoughts would be transmitted to millions of Earthmen. Malcomb told how he had been struck by Gavir's intelligence and missionary-taught ability to speak Earth's language, and had decided to bring Gavir to Earth.
The moderator turned to Gavir. "Are you anxious to get back to Mars?"