The Moon acknowledges stiff resistance, and it would appear he can expect no assistance from the Bench, who smiles amiably at the ignorant people of the Law.
He tries eloquence to no avail, because the universe seems to all and sundry to need no explanation which hasn’t already been provided by upside-down experts.
He has been here before, looking beyond the Sun, with an obtrusive Earth to reckon with. The Dark Side is down to half-illumination. The Sun made this sound easy.