Saturday January 18, 2003
Book 2: The Teraport Wars — Post Post-Dated Check Loan


Massey: If they've already got evidence, why didn't Xinchub just take us all in? I don't understand.
Tagon: Obviously they want an airtight case. We're a mercenary company. They'll want to jail every last man, and any artificial intelligences, too.
Ennesby: Hey. I haven't done anything.
Ennesby: Of course, I'm just a wee, tiny bit smarter than my nice, new license says I should be.
Massey: And that's a felony. Fortunately, they'll probably just fine you enough components to bring you back under spec.
Ennesby: That's cruel and unusual, I tell you.