(Short Story) When a customer wanders in looking for a fine used spaceship, Honest John is soon confronted with a serious problem. He must live up to his reputation for honesty, but what the customer wants is clearly absurd. On the other hand, there's nothing absurd about the customer's money. More
(Short Story) When a customer wanders into Honest John's stellar emporium, looking for a fine used spaceship, but insists on one that can do the impossible, Honest John is confronted with a serious problem. On the one hand, he feels compelled to live up to his reputation for honesty, while on the other, he has the first, or perhaps second, rule of business to consider: the customer is always right, even when said customer is asking for the absurd. What's a struggling spaceship dealer to do? After all, there's nothing, nothing at all, absurd about the customer's money.