Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson




2 Introduction: Why Beelzebub Was in Our Solar System


It was in the year 223 after the creation of the World, by objective time-calculation, or, as it would be said here on the “Earth,” in the year 1921 after the birth of Christ.


Through the Universe flew the ship Karnak of the “transspace” communication.


It was flying from the spaces “Assooparatsata,” that is, from the spaces of the “Milky Way,” from the planet Karatas to the solar system “Pandetznokh,” the sun of which is also called the “Pole Star.”


On the said “transspace” ship was Beelzebub with his kinsmen and near attendants.


And so, when events of great importance occurred on one of the planets of the solar system “Pandetznokh,” Beelzebub’s old friends had decided to intrude upon him and to invite him to the conference concerning these events.


31 The Sixth and Last Sojourn of Beelzebub on the Planet Earth


When after two “Ornakres1 the cosmic intersystem ship Karnak had left the spheres of the atmosphere of the planet Revozvradendr and began to fall back in the direction of the solar system ‘Pandetznokh’ onto the planet Karatas, Hassein, having sat down in his usual place, addressed Beelzebub with the following words:


1 An “Ornakre” is approximately equal to that period of the flow of time which on Earth we would define as a “month.”