Thursday October 17, 2013
Book 14: Broken Wind — Part II: Can Full of Sky


TAGON: This is the base rate for support staff, and it's what I assumed you were being paid.

LIZ: You promised to double that.

TAGON: I guess I did.  Fine.

That puts you into the "NCO Specialist" grade, and qualifies you for combat multipliers, which is good for you because we've already seen combat.

LIZ: We have?

TAGON: Bristlecone came under heavy enemy fire.  We lived.

LIZ: Was that outcome ever in question?

TAGON: No more than usual.

LIZ: If you meant that to be comforting, it didn't work, sir.