Wednesday December 24, 2014
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part III: Conflagration


ENNESBY: This duty keeps us within a couple thousand klicks of the city.  It's the best I can do.


ENNESBY: And before you ask, no, we can't sneak in.  The Capitol's shields are all the way up until the crisis up here has been resolved.

ELF: So Xeno Team is locked in there with no weapons and a police force that may have been suborned by blood nannies?

ENNESBY: They've got a few million politicians they can hide behind.

ELF: Politicians don't usually agree to serve as ablative meat.