Monday September 13, 2010
Book 11: Massively Parallel — Part V: Command and Conquer


SCHLOCK: I heard the comm's gone.  We need to pull up alongside the Touch-And-Go and send semaphores with our running lights.

BURANA-BOT: Restating: You wish to match vector and position with a ship a light-minute away, while both vessels are pushing thousands of gees of acceleration and moving at over point-three cee?

SCHLOCK: You make it sound like rocke- errr... brain surgery.

BURANA-BOT: Brain surgery would be easier, since the lump of meat in question would likely not be zipping past the surgeon at three tenths the speed of light.