Wednesday January 29, 2014
Book 14: Broken Wind — Part III: Exhalation and Exit Strategies


ENNESBY: All those dead ships.  What happened to their A.I.s?

PARA: Maybe they were uploaded, but we don't know if those ships had them.  This one doesn't.

ENNESBY: Actually, it used to, but that system was beyond repair.  The Prabstdi replaced it with a simple S.I. for


We need to hustle!

The station has been pinging those ports on the bus, but the S.I. isn't responding!  The station wants to talk!

PARA: How fast can you put together the old "gold-brick trojan?"

ENNESBY: How fast can you plug me in?