The Weapon Makers Author:A. E. Van Vogt The young empress spoke, clearly, icily: — "Under the circumstances, we cannot afford to take further risks with this Weapon Shop turncoat. What has happened is too important. Accordingly, General, you will, as a purely precautionary measure, arrest Captain Hedrock an hour after lunch and hang him. The time sequence is important: he will, as ... more »usual, sit at my table during lunch. Then I wish to be present at the execution."