Tuesday July 24, 2012
Book 13: Random Access Memorabilia — Part II: Write


KEVYN: How did that level of detail survive millions of years under six kilometers of crushing ice?  What's the material?

DIETZ: *on screen* Familiar stuff: super-stable, post-trans-uranic alloys.

KEVYN: We use those in annie plants and high-end hull plates.

Using our most efficient fabber tech, a P.T.U. project just one one-hundredth the size of Oisri would bankrupt a small star.

DIETZ: Maybe they started with a large star.

KEVYN: *on screen* And maybe they're not here to tell us about it because bankruptcy killed them.