Saturday March 4, 2006
Book 7: Emperor Pius Dei — Part V: Glamour Assault


Interviewer: I don't see how being a soldier qualifies you for janitorial work.
Sgt. Ebbirnoth: You're kidding, right?
Sgt. Ebbirnoth: Not three days ago I was mopping ten thousand liters of water out of my bed.
Interviewer: There Is a lot more to janitorial work than just mopping. We have maintenance needs. . . Significant ones.
Sgt. Ebbirnoth: Our equipment always came from the lowest bidder. Soldiers who can't do their own maintenance don't live long.
Interviewer: Okay, that sounds significant enough.