Change has brought new meaning to that old mission. The tasks we face are difficult, and we can accomplish them only if we work together. The answer to my appeal was instantaneous, but it came in the form of an extraordinary blast and chill, a gust of frozen air, and a shake of the room as great as if, in the wild wind, the casement had crashed in. He drank another cup of hot tea and Fleming said: --What's up? Have you a pain or what's up with you? --I don't know, Stephen said.