Thursday April 21, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part IV


ENNESBY: Consider this scenario: After Uli-Oa inevitably becomes a war zone, our orbital violation will come to light.

ENNESBY: Some greedy party will sue, and the case will be made that our uninvited arrival resulted in the entire conflict.

Actual damages will easily total more than our entire net worth, significant though that is.

TAGON: Okay, Sunshine. Let's have the best-case scenario.

ENNESBY: That was it. Worst-case is us being held hostages by the court as the entire judicial system collapses during a Galactic War.