He got used early to the adulation of a wide public and eventually decided that he could do without it; long before the end, fame had to chase him far harder than he chased it. But among his fellow practitioners his lustre was undimmed, unequalled. and unchallenged. ... Just as the astronauts riding up on their rockets all worshipped Chuck Yeager, the jet pilot who never joined them in space because he flew too well with wings, so the media millionaires all knew that Cook was the unsurpassable precursor who had done it all before they did, and done it better.
Hell, Chuck Yeager could do it in his sleep while on fire, I'm sure.james nicoll
There are no good robots or bad robots, Yeager! There's only us and them. And you chose them.Who: Harold Attinger (Kelsey Grammer)
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