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


Admiral Emm:Assemble the prisoners. I want to speak to them myself.
'Kweng:Colonel Dehaans has an entire Company of intelligence specialists.
Admiral Emm:I'm not after intelligence. I'm after satisfaction. Somebody tried to blow up my ship.
'Kweng:I think he was just trying to blow himself up, and maybe take the Touch-And-Go with him. The hole in our hull was a happy side-effect.
Admiral Emm:Happy?
'Kweng:Well. . . He seems happy.
Admiral Emm:He's alive?
'Kweng:And surprised. Happy and surprised.