Trapped inside a giant flower, Sergeant Schlock fights for his life.
These Carniflowers evolved a suite of poisons and acids so powerful that some of them actually work on carbosilicate amorphs, too.
Of course, amorphs like Schlock evolved doing battle with secreted chemicals. Resisting them and secreting chemical counter-attacks are survival skills.
Among his kind, Sergeant Schlock is considered the ultimate survivor. . .