Saturday July 2, 2011
Book 12: Force Multiplication — Part III: Fight or Flight


ENNESBY: Obviously you're using large-mass humans as replication beds for illegal blood-nannies.

What are you getting, maybe one to two liters per day from your victims?

PAU: You're very astute, but your math is off.  Each subject only produces three hundred cc's per day.

ENNESBY: Really?  With the right administration of nutrient solutions a phlebotomic tap should yield--

PAU: *interrupting* We can't take their blood.

PAU: We obtain the final products through automated pustule-milking.

ENNESBY: If your secret gets out you might have a small marketing problem.