Wednesday July 25, 2007
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part II: Royal Flush


Reverend Theo: Let me see if I understand this. . .
Reverend Theo: My fiancee offered to help you defraud one of our clients by desecrating, copying, and then substituting a corpse.
Reverend Theo: In a moment of greed-fueled exuberance you grabbed her and kissed her full on the mouth.
captain Tagon: That about sums it up, yes.
Reverend Theo: Are you seeking my forgiveness, or are you trying to come to grips with your deeper faults?
Captain Tagon: Well. . . There wasn't any tongue.