Provisional Title: Sqid in the maintenance shop
This was Mr. De Morel's plan. A power outage is fairly safe. The existing air will last for days. Same with latent heat. The station has emergency power.
It does shut down life support, which he knew would trigger the bomb factory robots. With humans in danger, they are going to come here whether the union wants them or not.
When did you figure this out?
After we left the spa. Dashing naked through a darkened station while clinging tenaciously to a wet wolf for dear life, it gives you time to think.