As they went up to the rooms Helen whispered: Dont you feel kind of Bridey?
Bridey's laugh rang through the ship, setting the loose parts quivering.
Bridey talked so much like Harkaway's book that Iversen was almost relieved when, a few hours later, the alien died.
This was proved several years ago when the "Bridey Murphy" craze gripped the country.
They weren't armed, though, so Bridey couldn't be turning into anything dangerous.
"But I didn't take over," Bridey the Herringbone said complacently.