Aboard the mercenary warship Touch-And-Go the most powerful man in the Credomar system wallows in self pity. . .
I have got to snap out of this and get back to work.
When did age catch up with me? When did I turn into a childless version of my father?
When did virility turn into senility?
Wow. Crispy new duds, Captain. You're going to have to put up a fence, and maybe get a stick.
Is that a "you kids get off of my lawn" joke?
It means I think you look awesome, and if you dress like that all the time the girls are going to hit on you so hard you'll have to put up a fence to keep yourself safe.