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# 58
01-28-2013, 03:25 AM
Originally Posted by markhawkman View Post
It's a matter of degree. Painsticks were designed to be something so excruciating that even the toughest warriors would scream.
"Those are Klingon painstiks. I once saw one of them used against a two-ton Rectyne monopod. Poor creature jumped five meters at the slightest touch. Finally died from excessive cephalic pressures --"

"(wincing at that) You don't mean... ?"

"(nodding affirmatively) That's right. The animal's head exploded just like --"

"I think that's enough, Chief O'Brien."

I think there's more involved than pain.