Wednesday May 11, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part IV


NARRATOR: The mercenary warship Broken Wind, Boat #6...

KATHRYN: Sir, I'm not an expert on the Esspererin. Commander Ebbirnoth would be a better choice for this trip.

CDRE TAGON: Ebby is still unable to communicate. You're the best we've got.

KATHRYN: Simply saying I'm the best you've got doesn't mean that I can magically be―

CDRE TAGON: *interrupting* Stop trying to lower my expectations, and start putting on your game face.