Thursday June 2, 2011
Book 12: Force Multiplication — Part III: Fight or Flight


PARA: Who bought all your Imitation Ovalkwik?

SHOPKEEP: Big guy.  Dark skin, curly hair.

PARA: Okay, that had to be Shep, but we didn't find the Ovalkwik where he was grabbed.  Do you suppose his abductors took all that stuff along with him?

TAILOR: It doesn't matter.  As they say in the restaurant business, "you can't serve what you don't have."

PARA: Really?  Because I know this Europan barbecue joint where I swear they--

TAILOR: *interrupting* The NICE restaurant business.  My bad.