Thursday June 28, 2007
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part II: Royal Flush


Pibald: Corporal Shore Pibald, reporting as ordered, Sir!
Kevyn: Thank you Corporal. At ease.
Pibald: Sir, there is no such thing as ease, Sir. There is only terror and overconfidence. Sir!
Kevyn: Right. . .
Kevyn: Will you relax a bit if I order you to be overconfident?
Pibald: I'm already overconfident, Sir. It terrifies me.