Wednesday September 24, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Part II: Enter the Longshoreman


Skipper: I'll shift a full compartment into place for you and your boys. Takes about ten minutes.
Brad: Thank you, sir.
Brad: We'll try to unload faster.
Skipper: Don't bother. You push any faster through that service hatch, somebody's going to get hurt.
Brad: But you said we were taking too long.
Skipper: Hullnuts, Son. Waiting on you like this, I'm paid by the hour. I figure I can pretend I'm retired with a nice pension.