Monday September 18, 2000
Book 1: The Tub of Happiness — Everybody's Gotta Eat


Tagon: That took a lot of guts, Admiral. You're pretty brave for a woman.
Breya: For a woman?
Tagon: Er, ummm. . . whereas I'm a man, and I'm expected to be brave -- because bravery is a man thing -- you are a woman, and you are, ummmm. . . Oops?
Breya: Wow. You turned a left-handed compliment into a spineless apology in one, seamless, tactical blunder. Is that a man thing?