Sunday June 15, 2014
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part I: Confidence


NARRATOR: The Dom Atlantis skyline, sunset...

Montague: Pretty, isn't it?

Umpty-zillion smartlucent microsats.  They lofted the ring during the 22nd to fix the ice problem.

We've got better tools for climate control these days, but I guess it's good to have a backup.  Besides, it's pretty.

SCHLOCK: Does "smartlucent" mean they only reflect when and where you tell 'em to?

Montague: Exactly.

SCHLOCK: What happens when you tell 'em to reflect all their light at the same spot?

nametag: *printed* MONTAGUE

Montague: You're just the sort of person people like me need to keep an eye on.