Mirror's Edge is different. Really different. As Faith, a foot messenger working for the underground in a futuristic metropolis, you don't usually carry a gun. It's not in your job description. You certainly can't carry anything powerful, as the weight would slow you down. In fact, because you need to move fast at all times, you're much more agile and flexible than you are big or strong. You can't fight back... not in the usual way. So what do you do?