30 Day Wonder Author:Richard Wilson The Monolithians...they were such gentle, friendly, affable creatures--they even looked okay--handsome, human males, all of them. — They were law-abiding too. If a local speed limit was 25 m.p.h, that's how fast they'd go, no matter if traffic snarled up for miles in back of them. If a Blue Law town said nobody should work on Sunday, they... more »'d do their duty as citizens and let the town burn before they'd permit a fireman to put out the blaze. No one could do anything about it because the Monolithians were impregnable.
So when they got into the United Nations and the politicians found themselves having to live by what they said, the world was in real trouble.