I'd just tell him that a loan of the rifle and 50 rounds of ammo is part of the "Bride Price"
Yup, inform him that while dowries have gone out of style, you are resurrecting the practice. Either he coughs up 30 goats or he can let you shoot his new gun
"The best diplomat I know is a fully charged phaser bank" - Montgomery Scott
Last edited by Stressfire; August 27, 2012 at 01:23 PM.