Thursday April 25, 2013
Book 14: Broken Wind — Part II: Can Full of Sky


PARA: Bristlecone, go full-power on the active sensors, and push a tactical display onto the 'port for us.

BRISTLECONE: Strobing now, Coxswain Ventura.

BRISTLECONE: This is one of the docking facilities.

It runs the full six-hundred-klick circumference of the cylinder, and is two hundred klicks wide.

TAGON: "One of?"

BRISTLECONE: This is the fourth we have passed.  Assuming regular spacing, there are sixteen of these.

SCHLOCK: Sixteen.  Okay.  That's a number I can just count to.