Saturday February 15, 2003
Book 2: The Teraport Wars
Part V: Might Makes Right-of-Way


Narrator:Aboard the U.N.S. Battleplate Tunguska, in weapons-control B-182, manual fire station 16
Bobby:I've been staring at this puny mercenary ship all day.
Bobby:I wanna hear 'engage at will.' I want to crank the gravy all the way up, an' ladle these guys straight into our annie-plant as a speck of neutronium.
Xinchub:This is General Xinchub. Go active on that tractor. DO NOT, I repeat DO NOT allow the target to leave.
Bobby:Did he say 'leave' or 'live?' He broke up on me there at the end.
UNS Sergeant:You need to quit doing your own taxes, Corporal.