Saturday September 11, 2004
Book 5: The Scrapyard of Insufferable Arrogance — Part V: Many Hands Make Light Work

And thus ends The Blackness Between, Schlock Mercenary Book 5.

The story continues online, and in print, with Resident Mad Scientist, Schlock Mercenary Book 6, where mad science means never asking "what's the worst thing that could happen?"



Petey: I can provide you with repairs and equipment, Tagon, but it's not free.
Petey: There are things I can't do, jobs that require a 'personal touch,' chores that I'm going to have to hire out. I can pay in both cash and materiel.
Petey: It's honest work, Tagon. Occasionally violent, but that's pretty much what you're used to.
Petey: What do you say, Captain?
Tagon: You had me at "I can pay."