Tuesday May 23, 2017
Book 17: A Little Immortality — Part III


CINDY: The target is down, but we have inflicted significant collateral damage from shrapnel.

TAGON: Well, that's disappointing.

CINDY: Indeed. I had hoped the CQ-101's shield would contain the shrapnel, but its shield generator failed more quickly than it should have.

TAGON: We're right here on the Returns Dock. Do you want to file a warranty claim?

CINDY: Perhaps later. The claims chief is currently bleeding out from a throat wound.

TAGON: Okay, let's make sure he lives to appreciate not being nuked.