Monday June 2, 2003
Book 3: Under New Management
Part III: Board of Accidental Tourism


Narrator:The grunts get their first exterior view of the system.
Nick:Whoa. Dat ring shore is purty.
Schlock:Yeah. I wonder what made it.
Ennesby:Initial scans suggest that it is the result of the collision of two gas giants. At least one Earth-sized world was torn up in the resulting mess, too. Probably got shredded by tides long before the inevitable rain of flaming debris could scrape the planet's mantle clean.
Schlock:I think we were happier wondering what made it.
Ennesby:Fine. Remind me not to tell you where sunlight comes from.
Serial Peacemaker: