Saturday January 5, 2008
Book 9: The Body Politic
Part V: Collecting

Transcript

'Kweng:Both vessels are in thruway five, headed for bay eleven. I've stripped all high-density power sources and bubbled a couple of EVAs.

They have no missiles, no beam weapons, no gravitics whatsoever, and only minimal life-support.

Admiral Emm:Too slow. Besides, I doubt they can muster enough of those to make a difference.