Friday January 6, 2006
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei
Part IV: Touch and Go

Transcript

Captain Tagon:"Touch-and-Go?"
Ennesby:It's fraught with meaning.
Ennesby:It alludes to the crash-and-recovery process as if it were a minor event, like a touch-and-go landing.
Ennesby:It suggests the military tactic of "hit-and-run," without coming right out and saying it.
Ennesby:And of course it's a nod to the management practices around here.
Captain Tagon:"Touch-and-go" management?
Ennesby:No. "Hit-and-run."