Friday May 29, 2015
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part I


BREYA: Formally, then, General: will you serve as ambassador to Eina-Afa?

*speaking over Bala-Amin* You will? Good.

Prescience is such a time-saver!

BREYA: I can see why you operate the way you do, Emperor.

Now, may we skip your lecture on the critical importance of Eina-Afa in the ever-escalating conflict soon to be known as "The Baryon Wars?"

BREYA: After all, you and I both know the material, and our new ambassador can just read a summary.

PETEY: We had that coming.

BALA-AMIN: I'm sure we did. What just happened?