If Kansas was filled with ice spikes and tentacle monsters, I'd hate it too.
I'm no laser gun expert, but I'm pretty sure you're supposed to aim at something. Not just nonchalantly fire in random directions.
My one weakness! Being buried in sand!
I'd hate to see how the first experiment turned out.
Sounds exactly like a recurring nightmare of mine.
Plus what? Man plus fly? Because I'm pretty sure that's already a thing.
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.