Thursday March 10, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part III


YAEYOEFUI: We filled Eina-Afa using these vessels.

Each pair of world-movers could shift over seven hundred billion tons of granite at a time.

SORLIE: Per ship, or per pair?

Per pair seems low.

It means they were each only half-full, and that would mean you built them too big.

SORLIE: Then again, everything here is too big.

SORLIE: Hah! Ha-ha!

YAEYOEFUI: When you do your defensive laugh, what are you defending against?