Tuesday May 21, 2002
Book 2: The Teraport Wars — The Teraport Wars


Breya: Twenty billion refugees...
Jaksmouth: That's just an estimate. These prison modules have the capacity for nearly a hundred billion, and we've only checked a few.
Breya: How many can the fleet carry?
Jaksmouth: Assuming nobody else drops out?
Breya: Sure.
Jaksmouth: Assuming no more than four days travel time...
Breya: Get on with it.
Jaksmouth: And assuming thet the crews will be willing to be very cramped...
Breya: You're working your way up to bad news. Spit it out.
Jaksmouth: Maybe a million.
Breya: Is it too late to go back and re-work those assumptions?