Discreetly pocket some small object (food pill,
bar of soap, chunk of antimatter from the propulsion system)
as a memento.
Your grandchildren may someday ask you: “Gramp, is it
true you once rode in a flying saucer?”
You can nod slowly; show them this memento; gaze wistfully
into the sky; and murmur: “Yeah, I rode one. And
you know what? If they came back tonight…I’d do it