Or, I should say, the thing that is supposed to look like a laser component.
Therefore, he and his men were in absolute control of the men who controlled the laser.
He handed the theodolite telescope and the laser milling-head to Paul.
The earth shook and a great cloud of dust arose from the site, momentarily hiding the laser units.
The laser operator fired and the light beam shot down into the earth, burning a narrow hole.
The water began rising in the walls of the hole, sealed into a shining shaft of fused rock and silicon by the laser beams.
A monkey wrench or a laser torch makes a pretty fair weapon.
Casually, without even looking at the Security man, he had somehow centered the laser directly on him.
The theory behind the heat projector was simply an extension of the laser theory, plus a few refinements.