ACT 2 - SCENE 3
ORBIT OF MARSMARS
Terrance, there is communication coming in from the outer planets. It is
Lord Jupiter. He is calling for a peace mediation to commence upon our
(Much activity as the Planet Council study read-outs and computers preparing for war.)
Ignore the request, Mars! It must be a trick to spot our location. We are
going in and we are going in hard.
Oh, yes! A pitched battle!
Terrance, is it not possible that Lord Jupiter's intentions are indeed to
petition for peace? Would it not be wise to hear him out?
Come now, Venus! Lord Jupiter has taken from me the only thing I ever
cared about. Now he will pay dearly for his transgression!
You are in charge of tactical planning for the Council so I will not
challenge you, but have you considered, perhaps, that Luna has run away
and does not wish to be followed. She did leave with Galileo... on her
Run away..? (pause) Impossible! We continue as planned.