Friday July 19, 2013
Book 14: Broken Wind — Part II: Can Full of Sky


BRISTLECONE: Ennesby, I have completed my initial analysis of the stack of data you provided.

I believe I have identified the elephant in the room, but I also found a fly in the soup.

ENNESBY: This sounds like a new spin on the old "good news, bad news" ploy.

BRISTLECONE: In that format the good news is "I found the bad news."  The bad news is "I found worse news."

PARA: Is this how you two talk over a direct connection?  Because this handshake protocol is awful.