Tuesday April 11, 2017
Book 17: A Little Immortality — Part II


KATHRYN: We don't know anything new. We do have a new theory, though.

KATHRYN: If Object 4118-6 is a Matrioshka Brain with is tens, or hundreds of millions of years old, we can safely assume that it's much smarter than we are.

It follows, then, that if 4118-6 is behind the events we've followed, their plan is still in place, and we have neither impeded nor revealed any of it.

CDRE TAGON: So, "They're too smart, they already won, let's find out how fast the ship will go?"

ENNESBY: Devastatingly restated, Commodore.