Monday August 18, 2003
Book 3: Under New Management — Part IV: Under New Management


Xinchub: Colonel Ceeta, I'm glad I was able to catch up with you.
Jevee Ceeta: You crunched through the star charts from those robots faster than we expected.
Xinchub: Yes, of course. You know, I really must thank you for sending me that sail-ship.The press had me on the ropes, and the deputy elephant was this close to revoking my commission.You saved my career, Jevee. You're either a true patriot, or you're desperate for a favor.
Jevee Ceeta: Even true patriots get desperate for favors from time to time.
Xinchub: Or maybe you still hate me, and are wishing you'd never teraported that sailship anywhere.