Tuesday April 15, 2014
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part I: Confidence


SORLIE: That unusual array is the piece about which we have the most questions.

ENNESBY: It's a gravy gun, only without the usual focusing apparatus.

SORLIE: But that's...

Okay but how do you get any range out of it?

ENNESBY: Those five annies fire in various rotations of phase, amplifying the output along the path to the target.

SORLIE: What about all the out-of-phase effects?  The halo from the gravy pulse could permanently irradiate the entire assembly.

ENNESBY: "No User-Serviceable Parts Inside."  We fired it one time.

SORLIE: Who built this?  And are they in prison yet?