Thursday June 26, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Part II: Enter the Longshoreman


Para Ventura: I checked the duty roster, Lieutenant Pibald is in charge on the docks. Lowly, naive Ensign moi won't be unsupervised, Commander.
Kevyn: Yes, but Pi is a freshly minted Lieutenant, and tends to be every bit as irrational as his numerical namesake.
Para Ventura: So. . . he draws circles really well, and never repeats himself?
Kevyn: No, but if you push his buttons just right, he'll run around in circles repeatedly.
Para Ventura: This field test is starting to sound like a lot of fun.