Saturday April 28, 2001
Book 1: The Tub of Happiness
Big Haunted Battleship

Transcript

Kevyn:How's your moral compass, Ennesby?
Ennesby:What are you talking about?
Kevyn:The A.I. in our new ship is insane, and Tagon wants to wipe it. He doesn't think we've got time to rehabilitate a sick system.
Ennesby:He can't do that! It would be murder!
Kevyn:So you'll help us by jacking in to the system and playing cyber-therapist?
Ennesby:Then again, you could argue that it's no different than putting down a rabid dog, or a horse with a broken leg.
Thurl:Sounds to me like you've got a flaky integrity needle, Ennesby.
Kevyn:Nah. I bet he's getting too much current across his situational ethics switch, and it's spot-welded on 'selfish.'