Saturday June 24, 2000
Book 1: The Tub of Happiness — Meet The Mercenaries


Brad: So, the New Sync Boys are just holograms?
NSB Manager: Brought to life by a state-of-the-art, vanilla-helix, viral, Artificial Intelligence.
Brad: That is so . . . so . . .
Schlock: Hollow?
Brad: Ironic.
NSB Manager: They are entirely without substance. We know.
NSB Manager: Don't blame us. The trend was already established in the 21st century.
Schlock: Do any of the real people in the room want to run get a Big-Chug� with me?