Short and catchy, with all the quality I'd expect in a short story from one of the published magazines like the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.
The piece can work well as the basis behind a rescue mission for nearly any sci-fi setting, or a cautionary tale told around the star port bar by a retired brotherhood guard about what happens to those who are *too* successful with cutting edge creation.
Aye infection can be an excellent motivator; even if it's simply the more generic illnesses rather then the threat of becoming a zombie.
(Seeking antibiotics to prevent an infected bite form turning into gangrene can prove every bit as motivating as an antidote to prevent zombification.)
Another good trick is to hit an NPC with the illness. While most players assume, (often correctly) no GM will kill their character with something as non climactic as sickness; they usually know all to well their beloved NPC wife/husband/brother/mother is not quite so vaccinated against tragic death.Go to Comment
7. Binding cord for jury rigging mufflers and other vehicle components expected to reach high temperatures that would melt conventional cord/rope.
8. Improvised insultating cord to wrap about a small container to help keep contents hot/cold and partially protected from extreme heat.Go to Comment