SEX, TEA AND ROCK 'N' ROLL
“Would you know why I pulled you over, sir?”
“Because you need to fill your quota?” the alien sneered, its single eye managing to stare down both of my own.
“No, I’ve already done that. The reason I pulled you over was that you were above the speed limit in this sector.”
“What? Come on, only by a few!”
I sighed. “A few dozen, yes. You were going 78 in a 25 LPH zone.”
“Oh, so you’re going to get all angry at me for almost destroying some no-name planet, huh?”
“I’m not mad. I’m impressed. First, you managed to circumvent the automatic buffers surrounding this system, along with managing to deactivate the computer control within your own ship. Frankly, I’m amazed that you even made it as far as you did without crashing into that ‘no-name’ planet over there.” I indicated towards the rather large gas planet floating relatively nearby, the deceptively calm silver surface rotating slowly.
“Well, this is a free sector, is it not? I can do what I want!”