Rogard: Nothing can stop this thing! We've hit it with everything we've got!
Mansley: Not everything, general; the bomb. The Nautilus has first strike capability and is not far offshore.
Rogard: You scare meDo We Have This One?
, Mansley. You want us to bomb ourselves in order to kill it?
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This is for when so much as someone's expressed opinions and priorities (sincere or not) is considerably frightening to those around them. Without needing intimidating actions or even an intimidating appearance, something just seems so eerie about the kinds of thoughts someone expresses that this alone gives others reason to be afraid.