the smuggler’s bible

Huffer Ramjet

They say the thing standing hip-deep in downtown Saint Paul came from Mars, which raises an interesting point. As long as people keep hucking satellites and voyagers off the planet and into the frigid trash bin of outer space, the Earth’s losing a lot of material. That’s settled science, baby. Some stuff simply ain’t coming back.

It occurs to Huffer Ramjet that if, say, somebody were to use bullets to explode an alien monstrosity—the one currently eating a city bus, for example—that might balance the books a little. Probably worth a shot, he figures.

Plus, it’s his job.