Friday January 22, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part III


BALA-AMIN: Living in a bustling galactic culture, it's easy to assume things will just keep growing.

BALA-AMIN: But what if they won't? What if the extinctions that lie behind us are somehow scheduled to repeat themselves?

BALA-AMIN: Suppose they lie in front of us, ready to wipe the slate clean for the next galactic civilization.

How do we defend against that?

LANDON: Show me what to kill, ma'am. I'll take care of it.

BALA-AMIN: Your timing is the very oxide of irony. I was just getting to that bit.