Thursday July 28, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part IV


CDRE TAGON: That still doesn't explain the Esspee pirates. They used top-notch military tools.

EBBY: They were an aberration. An Esspee Puritechnologian would argue that they were diseased, and that their defeat was inevitable.

If we hadn't beaten them, they would eventually have destroyed themselves, their very bodies ripping apart in revulsion at the abominations they'd become.

KATHRYN: Ebby! You're talking again!

EBBY: Feels good. So good that it's actually hard to stop once I get started. In fact, I think

CDRE TAGON: *talking over* Got it. Welcome back, Commander.