Saturday December 20, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Part IV: Fuller's Soap


Brad: Captain, this is Brad. I've got no power, but I haven't hit the deck yet.
Captain Tagon: We've got you on camera. You're spiraling along Credomar's central axis at about thirty meters per second.
Brad: Makes sense. Sounds like I'll slam into the Northport locks in what, about eight minutes?
Ennesby: No. Your spiral is widening due to wind resistance. Sim shows you plowing into the skyline in about two and a half.
Brad: Oh.
Captain Tagon: Let me encourage the troops, Ennesby.