a person from one’s home planet n.
In quot. 1936: a being from another planet; alien n.
Professor Howard found these planetmen very friendly, and they took him with his rocket to their large homes. ]
He wore those—to Earthian tastes: offensive—tufts of hair cultivated beneath each ear, affected by certain of his planetmen.
When the brown folk learned that no further harm would befall them from their planetmen, they too swarmed over, making gentle nuisances of themselves.
His skin was whiter than that of most of his planetmen, and he had no neck to speak of.
Finding a fellow planetman in the role of one of the crew…, he had arranged to be picked up on the next trip.
‘You protest?’ ‘I do.’ The Venerian looked around at his planetmen. ‘We all do.’
One does not disturb a dreamer. It would be dangerous for both your planetman and the dreamer herself.
These [/] memories, and love, go with the planetman [/] in duty and in hope from moon to moon.]
About now is when things start to get really weird, as the gunman reveals he is an alien and is keen to have sex before his ‘planetmen’ blow the Earth away in a few hours’ time.
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