Wednesday April 18, 2018
Book 18: Mandatory Failure — Part III


NARRATOR: Outer Uuplech, in the corpse-laden expanding debris field...

TARPAULIN: Hello. Please move away from that body.

looter: Take it easy, robot. We're just collecting the dead.

TARPAULIN: You are looting the dead.

looter: There's no law against that.

TARPAULIN: Perhaps not, but there is ME.

looter: And you are?

TARPAULIN: Against that.