The leader of Ufu arrived. He coughed politely, and the members stopped their chattering and looked towards the front.
"It's time for another trip to the continent," he said. "Any volunteers can put their names down on the sign up sheet as usual. There's also another item, a more serious one."
The man paused, then continued. "As you know, the dome cities are getting crowded. The problem is that there's only one place that expansion can happen, and that's on the Irregulars continent. We must fight to stop this happening. Since we can surely live in peace and harmony with the Irregulars, it wouldn't matter if our leaders wished to live alongside them, but I don't see it. They probably want to push them out of the place where they've lived in peace for centuries, and build more domes."
Sanura was horrified at this. Sure, the domes were getting crowded, but surely there was another way to solve the problem without attacking the Irregulars? It wasn't their fault that Utopia was getting too full.
Justin looked over to where Adam lay. He vaguely knew the boy, but not very well. Still, he thought that Adam looked lonely. "Maybe we could ask that boy Adam along, as well?" he suggested to Sinopa. "Must be pretty tough for him being on his own all the time."