Friday January 16, 2015
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part III: Conflagration


plutocrat: Who put you in charge, Captain Murtaugh?

BREYA: She's taking charge because your lives are in danger.

BREYA: If that's not authority enough, I'm the highest-placed official here, and we have been cut off from the rest of the world, so I'm putting her in charge.

We might be all that remains of our respective legislatures, so it behooves us to... um...

plutocrat: Seize power?

BREYA: I was going to say "not die."  I swear.