Armed with big sheets of paper and what looked liked markers, Alice wrote the former in very large, very neat letters. She was more than used to putting up her share of billboards. Regardless of the location – Bannerman Road Primary, Bristol; Terrifying Space Station, Mars – a good billboard had to have three things in common: it had to be big, it had to be simple, and it had to be attention grabbing.
Alice felt her first sentence did all those things. Standing up, she stretched her back and looked around for a chair to stand on. Alice was smart and capable, but she was not exceedingly tall.