Wednesday June 4, 2003
Book 3: Under New Management — Part III: Board of Accidental Tourism


Jevee Ceeta: So. . . A life-bearing planet. Obviously, it's my prerogative as senior officer to step first on this new world.
Tagon: I thought that the command staff was expected to stay clear of any contested area until it had been secured.
Jevee Ceeta: In combat, yes. But this is not combat. It's exploration, and all great explorers blazed trails with their own hands.
Tagon: What happened to us being tourists, Colonel?
Jevee Ceeta: Explorers are just tourists with sturdier cameras and no maps.