If she didn't know any better, she'd think it was some kind of energy weapon.
No normal human could handle one of the heavy energy weapons.
She had no energy weapons, and couldn't risk firing them in any case.
And once in range, they used energy weapons of unprecedented power.
The Wolfe security forces weren't far behind, but then they had more energy weapons.
But that only works with energy weapons, most of which wouldn't work in this atmosphere.
There was some feeling of security in the heavy energy weapons they had obtained.
The lack of energy weapons would only add to the challenge.
But from his profile, he was coming in to kill her with energy weapons.
We can't use the energy weapons for fear of giving ourselves away.