Diane Duane Quotes.

11. "Go maire tu' I bhfad agus rath! 'Live long and prosper'."
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

12. "Not even Spock had stayed aboard for that—he found breathing vacuum for any length of time to be aesthetically unpleasant."
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

13. "There is nothing little, she said with great dignity, about my husband. Sarek did not at first understand the amused ripple that went through the crowd of reporters standing around. Certainly he was tall by Earth standards. He had to have it explained to him,"
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

14. "He came back the next day, and the next, and the day after that, and they argued. The arguments always started about the binding itself, but then they began to stray out into more interesting topics--the relationships and interrelationships in their families, the politics that went on, and the doings of the kingdoms and lordships of the world; and finally, about themselves, or rather, each other. The arguments started early and ended late: it was almost improper. After about three days of this, T'Thelaih realized that she was going to have to be bound to this man, just to have the leisure to argue properly with him."
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

15. "At any rate, after five years Surak came out of the wilds, took a small apartment in the capital, near his parents’ house, and began to write for the information networks."
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

16. "He once reduced the President of the United States—then a ceremonial post, but one much loved by people who lived within the old borders—to tears of laughter at a state dinner, by delivering a learned dissertation on computer data storage technology in a flawless Texan accent. The lady was later heard to propose an amendment to the Constitution to allow off-worlders to hold high public office, so that she could have him for her running mate in the next election. It"
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

17. "You set, Bones?" "Ouch," McCoy said. "I assume that pun was meant to make me feel better, or else accidental."
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

18. "Jim chuckled. All right. Listen, can you get me an uplink to the ship from there? I want a look at the BBS. Spock thought a moment. That should be no problem. Wait a moment. His fingers danced over the keys. McCoy"
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

19. "McCoy rolled his eyes. Ready, Captain, Spock said. It will be wanting your password. Jim sat down and tapped at the keyboard for a moment, giving the command to find out whether he had any messages waiting. The computer screen said: (1) COMMON ROOM Jim changed areas. He typed: Read message. FROM: Llarian TO: Jas. T. Kirk DATE: 7468.55 SUBJECT: Further Advice Those"
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

20. "He lifted an eyebrow at his self-indulgence, made a note to himself to spend a little extra time in the Disciplines that evening, and moved to the terminal. Its chiming stopped as he touched it: another second and the terminal had read his EEG through his skin, recognizing the pattern. The screen filled with column on column of blue symbology, a list of calls to the flat since he left. Most of them were unimportant compared to the one name and commcode at the far right-hand side of the list, the most recent, the one message that had caused the urgent chime. He had rather been hoping that the embassy would not need him further today: but hope was illogical. Life was about dealing with what was. He touched the screen, and the computer dialed the code. He waited a moment or so before speaking. The link was scrambled, and before communications began, the computer had to agree with the one on the other end as to the eighty-digit satchel crypton they would use to keep the link secure. He had the utmost confidence in the ciphering process. Ninety-six standard years before, he had invented it. He"
- Diane Duane, Spock's World

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