Funny: Liaden Universe

Agent of Change

  • The Clutch Turtles' appreciation of and lavish praise for Val Con's "artistry" in the wake of the commotion caused by him lighting his apartment on fire to cover his and Miri's escape—and Val Con's nonchalant response, and Miri's flabbergasted reaction to this plus his recent revelation of his two cover identities.
    She jabbed him in the side with an elbow. “Listen you—you turtle-brother! This is crazy, all of it! First, you get us out of the room and into the lobby and nobody knows who we are. Then, you gotta attract attention to us by being related to some weird Clutch standing in the lobby—and then you’re somebody else again! Damn chameleon, that’s what you are."