Archive for November, 2012

Lending a Hand, and an Arm

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The leak in the nuclear reactor cooling system needs to be fixed. And it's more accurate to describe the leak as a major rupture in a critical pipe. 'Weld it with your laser pistol!' suggests George-R. 'You mean, shoot it with my laser pistol? Because shooting the pipe is kind of what made it rupture […]

If Lasers Don't Work, Go Nuclear

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

As often happens when people are thrust together in confined spaces for extended periods of time, tempers flare in Nuclear Missile Silo 543. Except the Troubleshooters have only been here for about thirty minutes, and have inspected three of the six or so domes in the silo. And it's not just angry words being thrown […]

Nuclear Security is Easy

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The mission to escort Herman-G down a short corridor was a miserable failure, albeit a partial success. Herman-G was executed at the Executionaganza on schedule, but in red reflec armour and apparently after a sex-change. Even so, the Troubleshooters have found themselves on punishment duty. The Troubleshooters' punishment is to inspect and maintain the assets […]

Thrilling Headgear

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

The Troubleshooters have an easy mission: escort a prisoner down a short corridor. Simple. Even so, they need to be briefed, outfitted, and then actually complete the mission, otherwise they'd be commie mutants. Outfitting is a little unusual in this case, as the citizen in charge of equipping the Troublershooters has gone for lunch. Or […]