Wednesday March 12, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Prologue: Drydock
Note: Sergeant Schlock is under arrest for misdemeanor charges of distributing controlled substances without a permit. Had he been spraying perfume instead of belching narcotics it would have been a felony.


MP: Is this your pet xeno?
Pibald: No, it's Sergeant Schlock.
MP: So it is a Sergeant. You're a Lieutenant in the same company, right?
Pibald: I. . . Um. . . Yeah?
MP: That'll do. It's under house arrest, and you're in charge.
Schlock: So. . . what do you do for fun around here?
Pibald: Well. . . my jar is portable. We could plan a jail-break.