Armament, every first-class operative own a hand-gun and shells. Most of them carry illegal personal electric stunners.
Chambriss carried a needler, Starns was unarmed except for a small protection stunner, his tri-dee box slung on his chest by well-worn carrying straps.
He rested the barrel of the stunner on his knees to take aim against the attacker.
The scope’s crosshairs shifted to the nearer robot’s right hand. In those steel fingers reposed a silvery, fragile-looking gun—a stunner. And each of the others were similarly armed. So if the Llralans had sent them after him, they had not been able—or had not chosen—to override their inbuilt inability to permanently harm human beings. If spotted and shot at, the worst that could come of it was stun-shock and capture.
In the flashing instant Hawat had time to see they were Sardaukar, hard faces set in battle frenzy, that they were unshielded and each carried a knife in one hand, a stunner in the other.
I’ll issue them weapons, stunner type only.
Each had a holstered sidearm: slugthrower, not stunner.
There was a flash and a shooting pain in Jacob’s shoulder. Something in his mind spoke as he dove to avoid another stunner bolt.
Shortly after the twonky alarm, one of your girls lost her stunner on the plane.
They had grappled for the stunner with which he’d hoped to take the old dragon down without pain.
My cheeks still burned from the stunner. A pissmop emerged from the shadows, snuffling toward Ifraim’s body, but his urine was mingled with his blood.
I saw that the warrant officer had returned, his right hand resting upon a stunner holstered in his belt.
C. M. Kornbluth 'Fire-Power'
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