Arriving at Ashkaran Lun, the Path of Least Resistance is hailed by a local customs picket. The revenuer was a primitive ion-propelled vessel, dubious to pull more than a tenth of a gee and armed with a second-hand strap-on soft x-ray laser that was unlikely to scratch Path’s hull. But it usually paid to be polite, so the microjump trader prepared to be boarded and inspected.
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