Saturday January 12, 2008
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part V: Collecting


UNS Marine: We found this in the pool, Colonel. We've got its weapons but there was no body armor to confiscate.
Colonel DeHaans: Ooooh, a carbosilicate amorph. Very rare, and still with the original eyes too.
Colonel DeHaans: Have 'Kweng keep it in a gravy-bubble for me. It's extremely strong, eats anything, and is immune to almost everything short of extreme heat and extreme cold.
Colonel DeHaans: Still, I've got some cocktails that should induce compliance, or death. You know, whichever.
UNS Marine: It's your funeral, sir.
Schlock: There won't be enough of him left for one of those.