Provisional Title: Sqid in the maintenance shop
Something else to think about is free time. In the union, you won't be working all the time.
That seems inefficient.
Like pay, it's something you'll learn to appreciate.
The Pournelle/Niven station does contain extensive fabrication capability.
In our free time, we can build nuclear pulse devices.
Okay, we are going to have to find you guys a hobby.