Thursday May 17, 2018
Book 18: Mandatory Failure — Part III


NARRATOR: Aboard Gruuli's Legacy...

PERI: Tandersil, we need to scavenge food and supplies about a hundred times faster than we are now.

TANDERSIL: Then we need a hundred times more exo-gear and vehicles.

KAEPU: My people have a saying:

"For one drink you bring the bucket to the lake. For a thousand you bring the lake to the bucket."

PERI: Captain Kaepu, did your people say this before or after they invented plumbing?

KAEPU: What?

The Bucket Proverb is about plumbing.

TANDERSIL: Is plumbing the lake or the bucket?