T.I.N.S.I.W.T. - Matism, in the comments of the last story, suggested the acronym. He's right, they make for a longish tale, but I have lots of them and at Borepatch's urgi...
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"And, if necessary: To Defend the Ramparts of Democracy from a Level 4 My Little Pony Outbreak or against the Jacobin, Rampaging, Godless, Red-Commie Bronies (or their modern equivalent.)"
I took the harness from Brigham, mounted him bareback and started after the game, being armed with my new buffalo killer which I had named "Lucretia Borgia," an improved breech-loading needle-gun which I had obtained from the Government.
I was using what was known at the time as a needle-gun, a breech-loading Springfield rifle, caliber .50. This was "Lucretia," the weapon of which I have already told you. Comstock's Henry rifle, though it could fire more rapidly than mine, did not, I felt certain, carry powder and lead enough to equal my weapon in execution.