Thursday February 21, 2008
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part VI: Thanks for the Memories


Admiral Emm: Well?
Colonel DeHaans: They've been awake for about six hours, but they all believe they've been treated like heroes for the last week.
Colonel DeHaans: They know you only by reputation, and they think I'm the nicest, most helpful Doctor they've ever met.
Admiral Emm: Did you see the size of the check I had to write?
Colonel DeHaans: If you can't figure out how to parlay fixing their ship into some dirty job or another, no amount of longevity treatment can keep you from feeling your age.
Admiral Emm: Oh, that was clever. Now, where did I put my knitting needles?