Wednesday December 4, 2013
Book 14: Broken Wind — Part III: Exhalation and Exit Strategies


PARA: I've built a suitable host device for you, Tagii.  All you need to do is migrate into the light.

ENNESBY: Oh, THAT doesn't sound ominous.

TAGII: What happened to your efforts to end me by scrubbing all my traces from this host device?

PARA: Technically, that's not what was happening.

TAGII: No.  The right answer is "Because that was immoral and I'm very sorry.  Please Tagii, we want you to live."

PARA: Yes, Tagii.  We do.  You're absolutely—

TAGII: *interrupting* It is too late to give the right answer.