Saturday November 12, 2005
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part III: Return to the Tub of Happiness


Colonel Pranger: Captain, when we lost the Integrity to legal wrangling on Ystre, I was a little upset.

When I learned that, irony of ironies, you had ended up with it for next to nothing, I was a little more upset.

Captain Tagon: We've been keeping a pretty close on them, Colonel. If you've planted a bomb or something. . .
Colonel Pranger: Hah! No, that's not it at all.
Colonel Pranger: All I've got to show for my bribe is some photos of you performing a completely fictional Daehremman renaming ceremony.
Colonel Pranger: You monkeys look so svelte when you're muddy.