“I mean in the universe.”
“Well, a couple billion people live on earth.”
“But don’t you believe there’s life beyond all those stars up there?”
“Lucy, I don’t believe a lot of things: what I see on the news, talking animals, knights and dragons, friends who won’t stab you in the back, cops who figure you might be telling the truth, strangers who do something nice without wanting a favor in return. I do believe a few rich people always get over.”
Lucy got off the blanket and walked slowly to the car.