Tuesday December 18, 2001
Book 2: The Teraport Wars — Quest for Second Sight


Rod: The other principal effect of our anti-aging treatment was an inability to reproduce.
Kevyn: And you retain the will to live, even without that basic, biological imperative?
Rod: We live for other things now. We find purpose in the joy of eating, for instance.
Kevyn: So you've got millions of years of gourmet recipies keeping you interested in life?
Rod: Well, we mostly eat a porridge of cave lichens and mountain grasses.
Rod: It's really, really tasty, though.
Kevyn: I suspect you've tweaked your taste buds, too.