"Let's just say that I relied on your initiative, Colonel Foster."
"My initiative? You think you know me that well?"
"Dr Jackson's tests give me the information I need."
"Computer printouts won't tell you everything about me."
"I agree. What I need to know is one thing, what I want is something else."
"Then tell me what you want."
Straker pressed a button on his desktop intercom. "Miss Ealand? I'll be in conference for a while. No calls." He turned back towards Foster.
"I'll do better than that. I'll show you."