That's unacceptable. You drinking so much during work? You just teleported a really big space ship in The Red Square instead of The Red Planet. Instead of a commanding general from Mars you teleported a dying general. But to get drunk so much that to pull that lever? I understand, it was only New Zealand, but still. Do not drink that much anymore, Ivan Nikolaevici, alright? If you were human it would be fine, but you are a robot. Yes, but a Russian robot, said Ivan Nikolaevici metallically.
(Translated by Mălina Ţîru / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year II / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)
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