The base chassis of the pistol is composed of a shaft of polished yew exactly six and one half inches in length, of square cross-section and width two inches, already prepared with the aforementioned clockwork action and barrel assembly. To the end opposite the barrel is attached by means of Joint Method II(a) a handle crafted from oak or yew to the ergonomics of the proposed wielder of the weapon, this part not being detrimental to the appearance of the salamander within the finished product.
Merlin: You know, Morgan, there are some worlds where people use only magic or only technology, not both.
Morgan: Really? How do they break the light barrier?
"Any sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from technology."
"Your ancestors called it magic...and you call it science. Well, I come from a place where they're one and the same."
The Doctor: Not magic instead of technology, it's magic used as technology. Brilliant!
Jane Foster: That's a quantum field generator, isn't it?
Asgardian Doctor: It's a soul forge.
Jane: Does a "soul forge" transfer molecular energy from one place to another?
Asgardian Doctor: Yes.
Jane: Quantum field generator.