Very probably the first extra-terrestrial visitor to this planet will be an agent from a local freedom factory - scouting the territory to see if it’s worthwhile setting up shop here.
I am not from this planet - L Ron Hubbard
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Dennis was an old-timer (1951 I think) in Scn. He wrote TROM in 1978. I'm sure he had someone in mind when he wrote this