Uh... sure, if you say so.
"Hey whoa, I didn't know it was that kind of story. Listen, I'll just leave you to... whatever it is you do here. No judgement."
"The man they had rejected came back to rule the new Nuclear Age"
...as a giant floating head.
"No, on second thought let's not invade Camelot. 'Tis a silly place."
All hopes for diplomacy were lost when the ensign tried greet the creature in lolspeak.
There must be a rule that the better/more important a science fiction author you are, the worse the cover art for your books has to be.
I'm not comfortable with this happening even once in time.