Friday September 10, 2010
Book 11: Massively Parallel — Part V: Command and Conquer


BURANA-BOT: This is a consumer vehicle, and as such is equipped with traffic-control interlocks.

We have accrued sufficient points to be deemed a hazard, and traffic control has been alerted to the likelihood that this vehicle contains fugitives from Martian justice.

Efficient travel necessitated destruction of the comm.

SCHLOCK: So how are we supposed to call our ship?  Smoke signals?

SCHLOCK: Oooh...

CHELLE: No, Sergeant.  We are not going to place a call by setting fire to our ride.