Monday July 14, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse
Part II: Enter the Longshoreman


Captain Tagon:Don't you have to be pithy and clever for a soundbite?
Ennesby:Not if their editor is any good.
Ennesby:You might say "Protesters were out in force, but my men used restraint, and no civilians were injured."
Ennesby:What actually airs might be "My men used force, and civilians were injured."
Ennesby:Of course, they won't need to chop your sentences up that much to incriminate us.
Captain Tagon:It's not too late to kill that anchorman, is it?
Ennesby:Case in point.