Saturday March 7, 2009
Book 11: Massively Parallel — Prologue: Meanwhile, at the Galactic Core


Petey: I don't expect you to lead this personally. Go to your friends back on Earth or Celeschul. Shop around and hire someone.
Kerchak: I know some guys who would jump at this, yeah. What's the pay?
Petey: Here is a safebox full of anonymized CetiBank chits. Expenses, bonuses, materiel, bribes. . . this should cover all of it. That includes your cut, however much you think that should be.
Kerchak: You just bought yourself a shopping trip. I'll take care of it.
Petey: Start by buying some pants.