Somewhere up in Karellen’s ship must lie the equivalent of this great room-and van Ryberg wondered, with a tingling of the spine, what shapes moved to and fro collecting the messages that Earth was sending to the Overlords.
The microphone, already alive, was waiting for him: something that was the equivalent of a TV camera must be watching, but he could not locate it.
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At $50 a share, it is equivalent to about a billion dollars.