Alien leaders at The Intergalactic Federation of Intelligent Life hissed and clicked and warbled and radiated amongst themselves, debating: Should humanity continue to live or be “dismissed”?
Usually voting was easy: creatures were a threat or not.
But with humans’, goodness and badness split them right down the middle—just like the alien votes.
It was the Kranlien leader who decided their fate: humanity would live to see tomorrow.
Meanwhile, on Earth, billions go about as if it’s another ordinary day.