Monday November 6, 2017
Book 18: Mandatory Failure — Part I


PERI: Sorry, sirs. I screwed up. I got angry, and I screwed up.

TAGON: You got angry?

Let me show you "angry," Corporal.

Your position is for show.

You say what we tell you to say. And you do not threaten anyone unless you have explicit orders to do so.

Now I have to adjust our attack to deliver you onto their flagship, and I have to do it without killing the guy whose arms you said you'd rip off.

PERI: I don't want to do this anymore.

KATHRYN: Today's lesson: don't make threats above your pay grade.