Monday January 9, 2006
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part IV: Touch and Go


ENNESBY: You call that an A.I.?

KEVYN: I call it trustworthy.

KEVYN: It's only about a 2.5 on the Hencke/Ventura scale, but it's optimized for piloting this warship.

KEVYN: It won't wax philosophical, it won't ponder the nuances of humor, it won't insert itself into the command chain, and it is never going to hijack the ship.

TAG: *creepy voice* YOUR COMMAND, MASTER?

KEVYN: It may, however, scare the ka-britches off of a few of the grunts.

ENNESBY: Using an off-the-shelf Karloff skin is cheating.