Thursday March 25, 2004
Book 5: The Scrapyard of Insufferable Arrogance — Part I: Hand to Mouth


Breya: Tagon, I'm worried. We lost two platoons and the Major when Athens got hit.

Then you clobbered us in close combat, Xinchub killed the Colonel, and I'm left holding four platoons of Marines with morale problems and no senior leadership.

Tagon: What do you mean? They've still got you, their Admiral.
Breya: I get the feeling they want to take orders from someone who pees standing up.
Tagon: Doctor Bunnigus can rig you a-
Breya: If the next word out of your mouth is "catheter" you'll be needing one.