Friday May 22, 2009
Book 11: Massively Parallel — Part II: Barsoom Circus Command


'Chelle: What's the hurry?
Schlock: Amorphs. They want to get social. They'll blow my cover.
'Chelle: Your cover is pretty good.
Schlock: Not that good.
After the polite chatting amorphs start sharing bits of themselves. We pass around memories like meaty, peaty biscuits.
'Chelle: Ick. That's kind of nasty.
'Chelle: Wait. . . Can you put lies into your memories?
Schlock: Okay, THAT? That's nasty.