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25. "RE: Act III"
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   >> she hefted a metal rack containing a pair of 50-kilogram dead-drop bombs in the other, as if it were no heavier than a pair of milk bottles.
>
>*whistles* You'd think that'd be almost impractical on size alone, let
>alone weight.

They're about a meter long by 20 cm in diameter (~3 feet by 8 inches in Church of England). Awkward, but not impossible.

>> But here she was, stepping out of her boots, then taking hold of the Striker dock's rails for balance as she took off her trousers—and with a shock, Eila saw why she wore them, and why she walked with a pronounced limp: the Orussian's right leg ended just below the knee. She'd left the prosthetic behind in her boot.

Eh, you don't really need your feet to operate a Striker. Dolores "Tin Legs" Bader of the RAF doesn't have either of hers, and she does all right.

>> "Thank you for saving mine," she replied, and they stood there for a long few minutes before, at last, turning away from the frozen city and starting the long trudge to Rautu.
>
>But at least they're alive! And hopefully packing alternate footwear
>because otherwise someone else might be needing foot prosthetics. >.>

One of the many advantages of valenki is that they are easy to cram into a pocket. (They're not water-resistant, but in Suomus in winter, it's actually too cold for that to be a problem.)

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   RE: The Fall of Petrograd SpottedKitty Dec-18-17 1
   RE: The Fall of Petrograd Spectrum Dec-19-17 2
      RE: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-19-17 3
          RE: The Fall of Petrograd SpottedKitty Dec-19-17 4
      RE: The Fall of Petrograd Verbena Dec-19-17 6
          RE: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-20-17 7
              RE: The Fall of Petrograd Nathan Dec-21-17 8
              RE: The Fall of Petrograd Verbena Dec-22-17 16
   RE: The Fall of Petrograd Star Ranger4 Dec-19-17 5
   RE: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-21-17 9
      RE: The Fall of Petrograd Spectrum Dec-21-17 11
          RE: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-21-17 12
              RE: The Fall of Petrograd Spectrum Dec-21-17 14
                  RE: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-21-17 15
      RE: The Fall of Petrograd Star Ranger4 Dec-23-17 18
          RE: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-24-17 19
   RE: The Fall of Petrograd TsukaiStarburst Dec-21-17 10
      RE: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-21-17 13
          RE: The Fall of Petrograd Verbena Dec-23-17 17
   Act III Gryphonadmin Dec-24-17 20
      RE: Act III Verbena Dec-24-17 21
          RE: Act III Proginoskes Dec-24-17 22
          RE: Act III TsukaiStarburst Dec-24-17 23
              RE: Act III Gryphonadmin Dec-29-17 29
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                      RE: Act III Gryphonadmin Dec-29-17 31
                          RE: Act III TsukaiStarburst Dec-29-17 32
                              RE: Act III Gryphonadmin Dec-29-17 34
                  RE: Act III Peter Eng Dec-29-17 33
      RE: Act III Spectrum Dec-25-17 24
         RE: Act III Gryphonadmin Dec-25-17 25
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      RE: Act III Star Ranger4 Dec-26-17 28
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