Thursday August 14, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Part II: Enter the Longshoreman
Note: The rotating barrel assembly on the Strohl Munitions Short-barrel handcannon may give the user a wicked pinch if the weapon is held incorrectly. This makes it an unpopular selection for many military forces. Also, it can be configured to send anywhere between five hundred and five thousand projectiles per minute downrange with great accuracy, making it an exceedingly unpopular selection for the enemies of many military forces.


Ebbirnoth: Hang on. . . You can't cauterize anything. You don't have your plasma cannons.
Schlock: Thank you for announcing that. Do you have any idea how naked I feel with nothing but a slug-thrower here in my gut?
Ebbirnoth: Sorry. Captain's orders. We need to keep collateral damage down. The shotgun is a good compromise.
Schlock: I didn't grab the shotgun. I grabbed the shortbarrel rotary fifty and six cases of ammo.