Monday December 24, 2007
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part V: Collecting


'Kweng: The Touch-And-Go is point-three-percent power. Deck gravity only, no shielding.

The Terra Firmator is shielding both vessels, however, and is fully fueled.

Admiral Emm: Continue crushing until Terra Firmator is dry. Maybe we can finish this before the Fleetmind starts yelling at us.
'Kweng: The only way for anybody to talk through our jamming is with missiles, Admiral.
Admiral Emm: You can see why I'd prefer to not be yelled at.