An engineer on a space station warns a reporter of the hidden danger of aliens:
So humans will make themselves willing slaves for the chance to be near--and, perhaps, fruitlessly attempt to breed with--aliens.
One paragraph in particular leapt out at me:
There was a relevant event in Tiptree's life:
Might this event have been on Tiptree's mind, in writing this story?
|James Tiptree, Jr.||Author|