"What about the Cuban Missile Crisis?"
"Fall of the Berlin Wall?"
"The aliens control everything?"
We barely contained our laughter, but Bink was deadly serious. "Everything," he said.
"And the government covers it all up, right?"
"No! That's what the aliens want you to think the government wants you to think. The government wants to tell people, but the aliens won't allow it."
"All right," Jane said, "so how do you know so much?"
Bink sighed. He reached up and pulled off the mask, blinking his nictating membranes at us.
"It's okay, though. I'm on your side."
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