Erik Gern

Writer, web developer, and professional goofball

Jun 2016

The Shield

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Russell M. knew better than to tempt fate. The last time someone asked him about Big Telco’s network downtime, he bragged about not having any since he began … only for the network to go down within minutes. That time, a construction worker plugged a power drill into a UPS and drained it.

This time, with no construction on-site, he couldn’t use that excuse.

A round shield from the 16th century with a gun port in the center, allowing the user to fire a weapon from behind the shield