BEFORE THE THRONE OF VENUS
Too Long; Didn't ReadWhile we were dropping down toward the city, with a great fleet of air ships attending, Edmund opened his mind upon another curious difficulty besetting us.
"You, of course, noted," he said, "how close we approached at one time to the cloud dome. The existence of that sky screen is a circumstance which may possibly be decisive in the determination of our fate."
"Favorable or unfavorable?" I asked.