Monday September 2, 2013
Book 14: Broken Wind — Part II: Can Full of Sky


TAGON: Bristlecone, evasive random-walk, our goal is that hatch.  Without getting hit.

Fire all three missile pods, blossom pattern.  Target the interceptors, one each, but stagger approaches.

BRISTLECONE: Standard doctrine is a saturation run under these circumstances.

TAGON: If these interceptors had point defenses they'd be lighting us up already.

BRISTLECONE: You're betting on them being dumb or ill-equipped instead of sneaky.

TAGON: I'm betting I can shoot the idiots who brought knives to a gunfight.