Tuesday January 15, 2008
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part V: Collecting


Colonel DeHaans: Admiral, please, we've got them contained. There's so much more we can do if you'll let my team interrogate them individually.
Admiral Emm: Okay. . . 'Kweng, belay my order to assemble the prisoners.
Colonel DeHaans: Thank you. I guarantee you won't regret this, Ma'am.
Admiral Emm: And who is underwriting this guarantee of yours? What if I do regret it?
Colonel DeHaans: I. . . umm. . . I'm reasonably confident that you won't regret this, Ma'am.