by Treeio Florstab The Floran diplomats stood talking amicably as the Hylotl representative approached. "Filth!" the Hylotl cried. "Have you no shame, standing here with your leaves and flowers, defying the very laws of nature?" The Floran diplomats turned and looked at him, as one. "Perhaps we should stab him," suggested Diplomat Barkskinner. "I concur," replied Diplomat Vinestrangler. And so they stabbed him, and the soiree continued with much merriment and feasting, and all the other species agreed that the Floran way of life was admirable. Finally, Diplomat Skulldrainer stood up and began his speech.