Captain Corgo protested, was declared out of order.The Context: Some background information on Victor Corgo, in the Furies.
Captain Corgo threatened, was threatened in return.
Captain Corgo fought, was beaten, died, was resurrected, escaped restraint, became an outlaw. He took the Wallaby with him. The Happy Wallaby, It had been called in the proud days. Now, it was just the Wallaby.
Why I like it: I think it's the loveliest example of the dreamlike metered prose of the Furies. David Drake said "It's an extremely funny story on the surface and gut-wrenching just beneath below the surface. To my mind it's one of the best SF stories ever written." and I think he perfectly describes there what makes the story so wonderful.