Thursday September 7, 2006
Book 8: The Sharp End of the Stick — Part I: Jeopardy


Captain Tagon: Hello, Sky Commodore Est'll, Captain Tagon here.
Sky Commodore Est'll: Ah yes, the mercenary.
Captain Tagon: We've solved your pirate problem, Commodore. If you'll let us shift freight traffic to a one-day route, your escorts will be concentrated enough to force the pirates to look elsewhere for easy prey.
Sky Commodore Est'll: Interesting.
Sky Commodore Est'll: Your plan is a compromise between spineless pragmatism and avaricious cowardice.
Captain Tagon: Our profit margins here are uncompromising, I assure you.
Kevyn: Oookay. Let me talk.