Tuesday February 11, 2003
Book 2: The Teraport Wars
Part V: Might Makes Right-of-Way


UNS Govt Suit:It sounds like you're ready to sacrifice the security of project Laz'r'us for short-term interests.
Xinchub:Weighing those interests, yes. Yes I am.
UNS Govt Suit:Take the long view, general. Our mutual future as a galactic power depends on at least one more generation of secrecy.
Xinchub:What about our mutual future as "Beings that have not been vaporized?"
UNS Govt Suit:Well, I'll admit that the short view has its merits.