19 Oct 2011

Quote of the day

"His face looked back at me on the screen, pale. Scared, but not scared enough. Or maybe scared of someone else. Anyone who bar-codes their employees isn't likely to be the forgiving type, and the reflex of longheld obedience through hierarchy is usually enough to overcome fear of a combat death. That's how you fight wars, after all - with soldiers who are more afraid of stepping out of line than they are of dying in the battlefield.
I used to be like that myself."

Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan

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