We Untkin happen to be famous conversationalists and noted speakers. The truly civilized appreciate the stories of great-uncle Berelias. You're simply jealous because you're not related to so auspicious a personage as the captain of both the Wild Maiden and the Justafa's Pride, a fellow who was honored throughout the Empire.
Now, as for the Glittering City, it's a mirage. People have spent months attempting to reach it, but it cannot be done. It is no more a real place than that Mesopowhatsit place that old human legend goes on about. Just a load of hot air.
—Ouster Brownden, D. Univ, D.W, D.B.P., Scholar of Rheve Library, Fellow of the Order of the Jollux