TUESDAY 12 April at 7pm: "With Friends Like These..." SciFi with Gyro
"With Friends Like These..." by Alan Dean Foster (1971) The Federation have been fighting the Yop for millenia and are losing. Their only hope are the mythical "Humans" who destroyed the ancient Veen Empire before becoming trapped behind a force field around "Earth." With technology to slip through the force field, a unauthorized ship lands, hoping that despite 450,000 years of isolation the natives will still be of help in this new war. With luck they'll be friends. Story in voice.