Saturday October 15, 2005
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part II: Schlocktoberfest 2005


Policeman: John might be our guy, his military record from Celeschul has "classified" blackouts all over it.
Detective Dannovo: "Special Forces" with a background in strategy and tactics.
Policeman: So. . . He sacrifices one of his own people. . .
Detective Dannovo: Someone expendable, or maybe a liability. . .
Policeman: . . .with a remote-control submarine designed to kill like a shark would. . .
Detective Dannovo: Which then quietly self-destructs somewhere we haven't looked yet.
Detective Dannovo: And he does it just in time to crimp tourist revenue during summer's Congressional Lacuna, forcing a lessor intervention at the annual Mahui Address.
Policeman: It's an air-tight case.
Detective Dannovo: I'll hand this off to the Prosexecuting Attornicator.
Narrator: Their legal system sounds scary, yes?