Steering repairs are done.
Ordered! A supply drone is on the way!
That's the truck we borrowed from Winston.
Being untorn apart by robot hooligans! After them!
Is it just me or is “supply drone” a hint of Factorio? (Zey-Uzh)
You could always break things yourself.
Madness! We are builders and maintainers. Nobody wants to destroy.
The engines of creation are running on automatic. They're starting to build momentum.
Humans better not wait too long before deciding which way they want to go.
Possibly a reference to a book Creation machines
The lights are out. Florence and Winston might be asleep.
We won't wake them. We are masters of stealth.
AHHH! BEEKAY! STOP ATTACKING ME! I AM NOT YOUR SQUEAKY TOY!
Stop squeaking or he won't let go!
Lhasa apso dogs. Mankind's first and most effective defense against alien incursion.
At last we know the breed of this handsome trapper on a smooth run. Lhasa apso is one of the oldest dog breeds, now used as an ornamental dog and formerly as a herding and guarding dog (Robot Spike)
Beekay! Bad dog! No eating alien spaceship captains in the house.
I suppose you find me delicious as well.
Ugh. No. The mere thought of hurting an intelligent being, much less eating one… ugh!
I don't know if it's a programmed safeguard or your upbringing, but either way it makes me feel a lot easier about having a deathworld carnivore as my engineer.
A reference to Harry Harrison's Deathworld? ([user>KALDYH]]).
It's just another widespread concept in English-language fiction. If it's going to be considered a reference, it's got to be HFY (and even that's questionable), where the Earthworlds were “DeathWorld” for all the other races. (anon)