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Uncompromising Honor, another out of order snippet

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Re: Uncompromising Honor, another out of order snippet
Post by Dauntless   » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:58 pm

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lunatic solly general, though effectively she was also dictator as the "elected" ruler had pretty much curled up into a ball and refused to talk to Terekov or do much of anything in regards to ruling his planet.
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Re: Uncompromising Honor, another out of order snippet
Post by Lunan   » Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:27 pm

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yes thats it. nearly choked laughing first time i read it

cthia wrote:Lunan, what exactly was that one-liner?

Is that the one that goes a little something like "Why do people like you think you're more ruthless than people like me?"

Was that Terekov?
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Re: Uncompromising Honor, another out of order snippet
Post by pappilon   » Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:36 pm

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Lunan wrote:yes thats it. nearly choked laughing first time i read it

cthia wrote:Lunan, what exactly was that one-liner?

Is that the one that goes a little something like "Why do people like you think you're more ruthless than people like me?

Was that Terekov?

Yes, Terekov

Brigadier General Yucel late of the Gendarmarie, the head breaker unit. Transferred form her last post for being a little ... too enthusiastic with her troops. If rumour can be believed.
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Re: Uncompromising Honor, another out of order snippet
Post by saber964   » Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:37 pm

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Lunan wrote:yes thats it. nearly choked laughing first time i read it

cthia wrote:Lunan, what exactly was that one-liner?

Is that the one that goes a little something like "Why do people like you think you're more ruthless than people like me?"

Was that Terekov?



Still the best quote is "Oops".
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Re: Uncompromising Honor, another out of order snippet
Post by Lunan   » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:14 pm

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i prefer davids "oops" rather then shannons.

(if anyone is wondering he accidentally posted a full unedited ms instead of a snippet to the bar)

that being said i like sir aivairs vs shannons quote
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Re: Uncompromising Honor, another out of order snippet
Post by Armed Neo-Bob   » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:52 pm

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Lunan wrote:i prefer davids "oops" rather then shannons.

(if anyone is wondering he accidentally posted a full unedited ms instead of a snippet to the bar)

that being said i like sir aivairs vs shannons quote


I always liked this, because at the time people on Baen's Bar were hammering MWW (Mad Wizard Weber) for math errors in the books. bold added.

Echoes of Honor, Ch wrote:"Thirteen hundred and twenty-five by my math," McKeon told her with a slow grin. "But, then, who's counting?"
"I am," she said, "and it's not polite to call attention to the problems I have with math."
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