Saturday November 22, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Part IV: Fuller's Soap


Para Ventura: Sir, about Lota. . .
Kevyn: Ensign, I need to get back to work on this anti-matter problem. Lota is your problem.
Para Ventura: But Lota isn't acting the way I expected him to.
Kevyn: "Expected?" Have you created a twelve-ton multipurpose robot with hidden bodyguard directives before?
Para Ventura: Well, when you put it that way, no, I-
Kevyn: Then stop "expecting" and start "hoping."
Para Ventura: "Hoping?"
Kevyn: Hoping Lota will let you open his brain up for a little quality time with the probe.