Monday April 4, 2005
Book 6: Resident Mad Scientist — Part IV: Old Habits Die Hard


Petey: I still don't understand the increased power requirements, Kevyn.
Kevyn: It's simple. When node 42 jumped back in time from the Andromedan end of the wormhole, that gate spun way down. Now we have to crank both wormgates up from here, rather than just this one. . .
Kevyn: Also, our next jump is for the money. We have to send a much larger payload, and go back quite a bit further than just 200 hours.
Petey: So. . . more juice. How much more of my fleet do I need to put on this?
Kevyn: Let's be safe, and say "all of it."
Petey: Honestly, I don't know why I bothered to ask.