Tuesday January 7, 2003
Book 2: The Teraport Wars
Part IV: Tempestuous Fugitives


Massey:Your Honor, you must help us. The military cannot be allowed to trespass on civil liberties just because they're bigger and stronger than everyone else.
Luna Judge:I agree with you in principle, counsel.

In practice, however, there are numerous gray areas and quantifiable elements to take into account.

Luna Judge:For instance, you might try accounting for just how much bigger and stronger than everyone else that Battleplate really is.
Massey:And here I thought you were about to lecture me on the necessary sacrifice of personal liberties for the sake of security.
Luna Judge:Speaking of liberties, it's time for you to stop taking them with my time. I'm going back to sleep now.