Tuesday December 13, 2005
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part III: Return to the Tub of Happiness


Petey: The terms of your probation are simple. You must demonstrate the ability to defend the surface of this planet.

A Frigate armed with light shields and a fully operational plasma lance has just entered orbit. All you need to do is shoot it down.

Petey: In ten minutes it will be overhead, at which point it will destroy this building and any who remain inside.
Petey: Hmmm. . . You all seem ready to try to escape the building rather than defend it. I believe your probation is off to a rocky start.