Tuesday April 22, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Prologue: Drydock


Kevyn: Why are you here, again?
Para Ventura: The Captain said that fabber one is my duty station.
Kevyn: No, I mean here here. Why did you enlist with a mercenary company if you're afraid of getting shot at?
Para Ventura: Career path. The pay scaling for CivCon is lockstepped with non-coms, and there's a glass ceiling.
Kevyn: So you're in it for the money.
Para Ventura: Isn't that what all mercenaries are in it for?