Thursday April 10, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Prologue: Drydock


Para Ventura: There. . . You should be able to read from the helix now.

Why bother, though? The U.N.S. can get you a brand new H/V-4 A.I., ready for imprinting.

Kevyn: Two reasons: First, I don't trust the U.N.S. quite that much.
Kevyn: Second, I liked TAG. He was spooky and aloof, and he was developing a twisted sense of humor.
Para Ventura: It sounds like you treat robots as if they're people.
Ennesby: Oh, I don't know. He treats people like they're robots, so it gets kind of hard to tell what he's thinking.