You can definitely tell who has nothing else to do on a Sunday night, huh? This one should prove more of a challenge:
Sagan nodded, then resumed scanning the horizon and the distant, snow-bedecked steepness of Mount Maxwell. "The amount of energy you'll need just to cool down the atmosphere is incredible. The number of megajoules needed must be--"
"Billions and billions," Seyetik said with a smirk.
Sagan sighed. "I never,
ever said that. Why does everyone feel obliged to make that same pathetic joke every time they talk to me?"