Thursday March 17, 2005
Book 6: Resident Mad Scientist — Part IV: Old Habits Die Hard
Note: Okay, sometimes you DO want to announce that you've launched missiles. Usually when this happens, though, you're showing off.


CEEPEE: Sir, we're being hailed by the UNS Battleplate Vredefort.

CAPT. OF THE PRANGER: Tell 'em we're too busy to talk right now.  We've almost got the Serial Peacemaker!

CEEPEE: Done.  Sir, the Vredefort has fired on us.

CAPT. OF THE PRANGER: So fire back!

CAPT. OF THE PRANGER: Wait... did you say "battleship" or "battleplate?"

CEEPEE: "Plate," sir.

CAPT. OF THE PRANGER: I don't suppose you overcame your programming and disregarded my order to return their fire?