Tuesday May 3, 2005
Book 6: Resident Mad Scientist — Part V: Instant Replay


PETEY: Well... between the Athens and the Vredefort gestalts, my invitation must have been pretty convincing.

Lunseby worked some trick or another, and whatever red-tape usually stands in the way of massive fleet engagements just evaporated.

Last I heard, there were fifty-one battleplates and twenty-two hundred smaller "capital" ships... and that's just from Sol system.

CAPT. KEVYN: What makes you think they're not just coming to destroy your little fleet of unfettered A.I. warships?

PETEY: I'd be disappointed if they weren't.

CAPT. KEVYN: Well, that's okay then.

Hey, do you have any sandwiches?  The terror I'm bottling up inside myself would like something to eat.