Wednesday June 4, 2003
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.