'In fact it's about three million years old.You are looking at the first proof
of intelligent life beyond the Earth.'
The speaker is Dr Roy Michaels, Chief Scientist at the Clavius Base on the
Moon. The audience has been carefully chosen, because it is too soon to tell the
world's population that they are not alone in the universe. On the screen behind Dr
Michaels is a photograph of a black object about three metres high, of regular shape
and with straight edges. It was certainly made by an intelligent form of life, and it
was found buried under the surface of the Moon....