Wednesday March 11, 2015
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part III: Conflagration


PM boss: I'm a subscriber because I don't want to pay for the stories twice!

PM employee: Sorry to interrupt, ma'am, but three of our "Mister Smiths" just canceled their orders.

PM boss: Three?  Ugh.  Timing.  No doubt they were planning to arm factions in Sol System's "fauxmented" revolution.

screen: P4N

PM employee: Mmm-hmm...

Ma'am, we incurred significant good-faith inventory expense on their orders.

PM boss: Get me the chief of the U.N.S. Secret... Foreign... whatever.  I've got a data trail I bet they'll pay good money to follow.

sign: LANET


PM employee: What about client confidentiality?

PM boss: Maxim 49.  Every client is one missed payment away from becoming a target.