"I call it Earth, it's not the same Earth other people on my station are used to, nor is it likely the one you know either. It's a little further forward in time. I have... unfinished business there before I got repatriated you see."
The thunder crack snaps again as Higgs teleports, lying on the sofa like a psychiatry patient, hands crossed over his chest, one leg crossed over the other.
"But I didn't hear a yes or a no. Just more questions because you are stalling for time. Time I don't like wasting."