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


'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.