Tuesday August 31, 2004
Book 5: The Scrapyard of Insufferable Arrogance — Part V: Many Hands Make Light Work
Note: This punchline was shamelessly lifted from Iain Banks, which is hardly fair since he writes so few punchlines into his novels. Go buy a copy of Consider Phlebas.


Kevyn: Hang on... Something doesn't fit here. Did you get "salvaged" by the Sceptre of Unrelenting Pain when you were in the minitank?
Petey: I did.
Kevyn: And then what?
Petey: And then I took control, marooned the crew, cranked out some hardware with the Fabbers, and blew it up to cover my tracks.
Kevyn: Do you expect us to believe that you took control of a Tausennigan Ob'enn Thunderhead Superfortress using nothing more than a minitank?
Petey: I didn't say it was easy.
Haban II: