Tuesday March 26, 2013
Book 14: Broken Wind — Part II: Can Full of Sky


NARRATOR: Command Deck, outside the C.O.'s office...

NICK: What's going on in there?

MURTAUGH: We have command-chain issues.

MURTAUGH: Bristlecone, General Tagon, and our Captain have assembled a military force out of spare parts.

MURTAUGH: None of them are answerable to each other, however, and Bristlecone appears to be loyal only to an arguably traitorous ex-lieutenant.

This needs to be resolved quickly.  There is no common banner under which the troops can rally.

SCHLOCK: What about all these coins the Captain gave us with his picture on them?

MURTAUGH: Hmmm.  Maybe there is a common banner.