The difference was that they now possessed the supode ray, which lansa had been able to prepare for his forces.
"You won't be fixing anybody any more, Norton," lansa said grimly.
He spun around—and looked squarely into the muzzle of a ray-tube held by lansa himself!
The woman walked over and stood beside lansa's throne, looking down at Gerry with a cold and impersonal scorn.
lansa had risen to his feet and was peering upward with one hand raised to shade his eyes.
For a moment lansa hesitated, his narrow eyes blazing and one arm flung up in a dramatic gesture.
Gerry finished the directions for the coming of the Viking and the landing of its crew as ordered by lansa.
A bench was placed for lansa and Olga to sit on, and four of their guards stood beside them.
The advance was sure to resume as soon as lansa's heavy weapons could be brought up again.
Over the edge of the nearest black and battlemented wall of lansa's palace thrust the muzzle of a large caliber ray-gun.