Saturday May 7, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part IV


MURTAUGH: This contract uses me as your umbrella.

If our presence here results in litigation, I can get sued, but as of right now I'm basically broke.

CDRE TAGON: Noble of you. We still don't get why.

MURTAUGH: I'm a soldier. This is no different than taking a bullet for a buddy, or jumping on a grenade.

CDRE TAGON: Our new handbook specifically discourages grenade-jumping.

MURTAUGH: Well, please don't fire me. It turns out I really need this job.