Thursday December 6, 2007
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part IV: We Kept the Party Hats


Captain Tagon: How bad is it?
Ennesby: It's. . . bad.
Ennesby: They probably knew exactly who went looking for the information and why.
Ennesby: We're running receive-only now, and Thurl passes everything through two anonymizers, but they're still looking for us.
Captain Tagon: How can you tell?
Ennesby: Apparently I won two lotteries, an "Intelligence of the Year" award, and a chance at free cake for me and seventy-five of my friends.
Captain Tagon: Hey, that's enough cake for everybody on board.
Schlock: Oooh, click on the cake!