Wednesday October 12, 2005
Detective Dannovo:Now then, Lieutenant John Der Trihs. . . Can I call you John?
Der Trihs:It's a free country.
Detective Dannovo:Actually, it's not, Lieutenant. Ecosphorm Enterprises holds our Government's lease to this country, this continent, and the rest of the planet.
Detective Dannovo:The taxes levied are a very thin disguise for the exorbitant rent we pay to live on a world whose ecosystem came out of really big cans and bottles.
Detective Dannovo:Sure, our Government is elected by the voice of the people, but those who hold the lease are -
Der Trihs:Please, just call me John.