Saturday January 18, 2003
Book 2: The Teraport Wars
Part IV: Tempestuous Fugitives


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.