Saturday October 22, 2005
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part II: Schlocktoberfest 2005


Der Trihs: I don't trust the network. Can we count on your own tracking gear?
Captain Hartung: I built it myself. Of course we can count on it.
Der Trihs: What's the range?
Captain Hartung: Depends on how much juice we put in my buoys.
Captain Hartung: At full power, they'll show you fish on the other side of the planet.
Captain Hartung: Of course, that involves boiling away the oceans on this side.
Der Trihs: I've got a friend who overengineers things that way, too.