Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[writing] Tourbillon progris riport, day 16

Today’s wordage: 3,400
Today’s writing time: 2 hours, 0 minutes
Total wordage: 61,700
Total writing time: 37 hours, 30 minutes


“Orders were to bring me in?”

The bosun shrugged. “Not rightly certain. But the Lieutenant here, he’s the talkingest fellow I ever served under. I don’t believe he’d pinch the crap off own his butt if there was someone around to ask about it first. He wanted to talk, you wanted to talk. Me, I’d have shot you down where you stood, sawed your arms and legs off, and brought you back to Mogadishu in five separate barrels.”

“That would probably prove an effective deterrent to further objection on my part,” Boaz admitted. “Your honesty is rather direct.”

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