Monday August 15, 2005
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part I: Big Schlock, Little Schlock, What Begins With Schlock?


Thurl: I've chartered a commercial transport for our trip out.

I've also got a team of shipwrights on the way to Ystre. They'll meet us at the crash site.

Captain Tagon: Nice work. What do we have left in the bank?
Thurl: Let me put it this way. . .
Captain Tagon: Hey, that's my instant cash card.
Thurl: No, this is your 'hit me with an overdraft fee the next time I stick this in a slot' card.