How do you nuke an alien factory surrounded by an impenetrable force field before it gets replaced with a bigger, even more impenetrable force field? It's obvious to The Cat - hide the nukes outside the original force field, so they'll be inside the bigger one!
Melanie is trapped on a riverboat with a seriously wetwired assassin. Comms are down, no rescue is coming. He corners her in a hallway. She pulls the fire alarm. As the bells blare and the sprinklers soak them. He is so busy taunting her - nobody's going to hear that over the music! - that he doesn't notice the overloaded cattle prod in a puddle next to him. ZAP!
Paula Myo, Mellanie, and Hoshe in the same train cabin. Three valuable enemies, totally exposed. A perfect target, thinks Starflyer agent Isabella Halgarth. Too bad it's a trap - the second she walks in, the Restraining Bolt cage closes!