Re: [Epic] Nukes in Epic universe

From: Brett Hollindale <agro_at_...>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 1997 07:19:14 GMT

At 01:39 AM 17/1/97 -0500, you wrote:
>On 16 Jan 97 at 22:45, Johnnemann Nordhagen wrote:
>> P.S. Heinlein's cool. Most of his books rule, although, like any other
>> writer, he missed a couple times... (The Number of the Beast *shudder*)
>> :-)
>I realize that this isn't a sci-fi mailing list, but I thought that,
>in light of the Heinlein comments drifting around, that I would make a
>brief note of how indebted we Epic players (or at least we Marine
>players) are to Heinlein. If you like science fiction, or can at
>least stand it, read Starship Troopers. As far as I know, this is the
>first occurence of powered armor or drop pods in sci-fi. Plus you
>have your archetypical alien bug race, complete with hive mind.
>(Tyranids, anyone?) Besides, it's a cool book. (It even includes the
>use of infantry-carried mini-nukes!)
>Seth Ben-Ezra
>Great Wolf

True, it IS a classic! I cannot recommend it strongly enough.

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