Thursday April 17, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Prologue: Drydock


Captain Tagon: The roster's on the wall. Everyone buddy up! Company dismissed.
Captain Tagon: And you. . .
Captain Tagon: Congratulations. You've got two hands, a trunk, a job, and good taste in literature. Don't ruin it by complaining when people mention that you have grey skin and weigh a lot.
Corporal Chisulo: I'm just big-boned.
Captain Tagon: That's what I said. Grey skin, and big bones.