To commemorate the release of John Scalzi's new book Redshirts, Jonathan Coulton wrote a song about the plight of the expendable characters.
Redshirts came out last week, and it's amazing. Seriously, go pick it up if you haven't already.
The unicorn has the face of someone wondering just how the hell their life came to this.
If Kansas was filled with ice spikes and tentacle monsters, I'd hate it too.
The unicorn has a look of "You...You're kidding me, right?"
(Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy)
Strange, I don't remember this part of the book. And why don't the dudes on his arms have dudes for arms?
"There's no time to explain! Get on whatever the hell this is!"