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COL. WEBER: Two years ago, you did some Farsi translations for Army intelligence. You made quick work of those insurgent videos.
LOUISE: You made quick work of those insurgents.
WEBER: You are on the top of everyone's list when it comes to translations. And you have another two years in the SSBI. So you still have top secret clearance. That's why I'm in your office and not at Berkeley. I have something I need you to translate for me.
Now you heard it. What do you make of it?
LOUISE: How many?
WEBER: How many what?
LOUISE: How many speaking?
WEBER: Two. Assume they were not speaking at the same time.
LOUISE: Are sure? Did they have mouths?
WEBER: How would you approach translating this? Do you hear any words? Phrases?
LOUISE: I don't know.
WEBER: So what can you tell me?
LOUISE: I can tell you that it's impossible to translate from an audio file. I would need to be there to interact with them.
WEBER: You didn't need that with the Farsi translations.
LOUISE: I didn't need it because I already knew the language. Bu this, this is ...
WEBER: I know what you're doing.
LOUISE: Tell me what I'm doing.
WEBER: I'm not taking you to Montana. It's all I can do keeping it from turning into a tourist site for everybody who has a TS clearance.
LOUISE: I'm just telling you what it would take to do this job.
WEBER: This is not a negotiation. If I leave here, your chance is gone.
LOUISE: Colonel? You mentioned Berkeley. Are you going to ask Danvers next>
WEBER: Maybe.
LOUISE: Before you commit to him, ask him the Sanskrit word for "war" and its translation.
WEBER: Gavisti. He says it means "an argument". What do you say it means?
LOUISE: "A desire for more cows."
WEBER: Pack yyour bags.
by Cat on Fri Sep 2nd, 2022 at 10:42:47 PM EST
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