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- ‘They might send missiles or the guy next door might be about to terminate you with extreme prejudice.’
- ‘Jim and his companions are on a quest - to stay alive, to keep from becoming infected (because if you do your companions will instantly terminate you with extreme prejudice, not to mention extreme haste), and to figure out what the hell to do next.’
- ‘If you have a heavy-breathing guy in a mask trying to terminate you with extreme prejudice while you're doing this, your hands will probably be shaking, so add at least a minute to the process.’
- ‘If I told you I'd have to remotely terminate you with extreme prejudice immediately afterwards!’
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