Shoot Them Later

Originally published at: Shoot Them Later | The Eldraeverse

If They Want To Leave, Let Them Leave Malefactors in command of a docked starship are always to be permitted to depart if they request it. There are no ‘land-locks’ or armored space doors for a reason. Do not forget that even a tramp merchie or private yacht has point defenses against micrometeoroids, if nothing else, which can do a spectacular amount of damage if used at point-blank range; and, of course, every starship has a drive. While firing up a reaction drive inside a docking bay is of course suicide, it is Imperial policy not to play games of…

Here’s an obvious idea I never considered. Now I if I see this protocol not followed in some other fiction I’ll be forced to complain!

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