Monday November 21, 2005
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part III: Return to the Tub of Happiness


Kevyn: The ship has several thousand automated systems, each with its own control hardware.
Kevyn: The last two weeks of diagnostics indicate that these systems are clean. We found no booby-traps, and the only back-doors are the manual overrides.
Kevyn: All we need to do is install a fresh A.I. core, and the ship will be fully operational.
Captain Tagon: You make it sound easy.
Kevyn: It's only a little bit more complex than a brain transplant, and without all the pesky protesters.