Friday October 17, 2003
Book 4: The Blackness Between
Part III: Trouble in the Outjack


Jaksmouth:Admiral, we have an unknown, heavily-armed opponent loose somewhere in the station preserve.
Breya:You've got over 150 marines with big guns, colonel. What's the problem?
Jaksmouth:We lost our armor platoon when Athens was hit.
Breya:So basically, you're complaining that the guns you've got aren't big enough. That's pretty typical.
Jaksmouth:I don't suppose you're familiar with the latest scholarly treatises on reverse chauvinism?
Breya:Written by men with small guns, no doubt.