Tuesday November 15, 2005
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part III: Return to the Tub of Happiness


Captain Tagon: Here are the new terms of our contract: First, our payment will be reduced by the amount of the bribe you accepted from Colonel Pranger.
Daysun Tingo 'Bot: Agreed, but it must be adjusted back up a bit to account for the two Daysun-Tingo robots you've destroyed.
Captain Tagon: You can take my terms as they are, or you can adjust the payment up to account for the destruction of three Daysun-Tingo robots.
Daysun Tingo 'Bot: But you've only. . . ah. Your terms are fine as-is.
Captain Tagon: Hey, you can be taught to respect violence.