Thursday January 11, 2007
Book 8: The Sharp End of the Stick — Part IV: Do You Mind if I Rewind?


Captain Tagon: Are your troops subject to the same death sentence you are? Perhaps you can be persuaded to surrender for their sake.
Commodore Shufgar: We are Patriots, not mercenaries. Our lives belong to the Great Cause Of Democracy.
Captain Tagon: Well, we are mercenaries, not patriots, our lives belong to us.
Captain Tagon: And right now so do your lives. We'd like to be able to convert them into currency, rather than ash.
Commodore Shufgar: In that case you are going to have to spend money in order to make money.