Only once had he taken any direct action against a recalcitrant government.
The thought of approaching the Supervisor directly filled him with dismay, but there seemed no alternative.
With the energies of mankind directed into constructive channels, the face of the world had been remade.
The evidence was still indirect, but he accepted it without question.
I’m sure the Overlord’s own apparatus won’t use anything so crude as an actual physical screen-they’ll probably materialize images directly in space.
There was not one of his direct subordinates who did not possess much more luxurious quarters, but this place was ample for Stormgren’s needs.
Jet reaction, used both directly and in the more subtle form of boundary layer control, drove his flyers forward and held them in the air.
We believe that sooner or later Earth will have to fight for its independence-but we realize that the struggle can only be by indirect methods such as sabotage and disobedience.
In future, all my dealings with Earth will be in-direct and the office of Secretary-General can revert to something resembling its original form.
Direct sunlight was painful to them, and they never stayed in it for more than a few seconds.
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As pygmies may threaten a giant, so those angry fists were directed against the sky fifty kilometres above his head-against the gleaming silver cloud that was the flagship of the Overlord fleet.
There were some goods that certain countries still made best, but they went directly by air to their destinations.
Perhaps he felt the need of direct contact with one human being at least: perhaps he realized that Stormgren needed this form of personal support If this was the explanation, the Secretary-General appreciated it: he did not mind if the Freedom League referred to him contemptuously as "Karellen’s office-boy".
Yes, without questioning the child directly.
In the past, we know, it has attempted to act directly upon the minds of other races, and to influence their cultural development.