Tuesday April 25, 2017
Book 17: A Little Immortality — Part II


PETEY: I have moral issues with Mutually Assured Destruction.

Its failure mode is terribly unpleasant.

BREYA: "Unpleasant."

Nicely understated.

CHU: Nobody likes it.

That's why it works.

PETEY: Eventually you will find somebody who does like it.

PETEY: And then, despite all the very horrible words I may choose to deploy, I will only ever be able to understate the unpleasantness.