Banned list! Since when does new Babbage have a “substances of interest” list? If this keeps up soon the lawyers will be returning. The crettins in Customs have handed over the Lycium to the Militia! They probably think a banned list is a concert schedule for the rotunda anyway. Maybe I’ll get lucky and the Militia will dump it in the canals anyway. Or they could burn it. I wonder what the effects inhaling burnt Lycium might produce in the fey?
It appears I shall have to go around Tenk if I am to progress. The shipment of triffid seedlings due this week was going to be delivered by one of the produce ships, but after this I’ve arranged for them to be sent by airship direct. If the pilot has even a small amount of skill he should be able to navigate across Iron Bay and bring them directly to the loading dock at the back of the lab. Given the plethora of self-styled airship captains about finding one with some skill should be a simple matter.
I wonder if I could just forge an order to the Militia and get the Lycium sent to me for destruction? Nothing like using bureaucracy to circumvent bureaucracy.