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by SoronelHaetir
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Interdictor maths
Replies: 7
Views: 617

Re: Interdictor maths

Remember in comparison with the packing problems interdictors can overlap (normal physical spheres, of course, can not). And you would need that overlap to completely 'fill' the area to be interdicted because any uncovered area the enemy could jump into hyperspace or whatever other higher-brane trav...
by SoronelHaetir
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lost & Found
Replies: 503
Views: 151206

Re: Lost & Found

Talking about Artie's "Time of Arrival", I have this through chapter 9 but I am pretty sure he posted chapter 10 shortly before taking down the asstr archive, does anyone have that?
by SoronelHaetir
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Earth Bond
Topic: Earth Bond, chapter 29.
Replies: 31
Views: 4425

Re: Earth Bond, chapter 29.

Thanks bunches, Fel.

A question, is there a reason that Earth Bond chapters don't show in the RSS feed?
by SoronelHaetir
Tue May 22, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Subjugation
Topic: Retribution, Chapter 8.
Replies: 37
Views: 6449

Re: Retribution, Chapter 8.

Damn, heavy.
by SoronelHaetir
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Retribution, chapter 7, possible ideas and theories (spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 2502

Re: Retribution, chapter 7, possible ideas and theories (spoilers)

But Syndicate leadership has been blinded to what was actually done. At least I assume the usual sensor masking was performed before this battle. And even then, knowing there are gates capable of transporting ships great distances doesn't tell them there are also man sized gates that can work even i...
by SoronelHaetir
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!
Replies: 47
Views: 6828

Re: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!

Redundancy costs, and we've seen just how tight-fisted the Benga are. They have backup QE on the super-ships but I would actually be surprised if any ship built after QE was developed retains the older communications equipment. (The older ships will have it simply because the Benga also don't throw ...
by SoronelHaetir
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!
Replies: 47
Views: 6828

Re: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!

I was thinking that once the Syndicate gets to the heart of the system they'd be able to destroy the intidictor but realize now that with synced devices that more than one can be used and moved around to trap the Syndicate ships for as long as needed (or at least until the Syndicate figures out how ...
by SoronelHaetir
Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!
Replies: 47
Views: 6828

Re: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!

Given that the prisoners include many of the Syndicate's best/most experienced soldiers wouldn't it make sense to plan to evacuate them to the MW prison planet rather than leave them in-place for the enemy to recover when they show up in four months? Moving however many prisoners ought to be far eas...
by SoronelHaetir
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!
Replies: 47
Views: 6828

Re: Re: Retribution (chapter 6) - spoilers!

Aye, very powerful chapter.
by SoronelHaetir
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)
Replies: 78
Views: 11712

Re: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)

There are plenty of other members of the gens Homo, the very early H. habilis for example and the slightly younger H. erectus. There were even other species around during the early period of H. neanderthalis. Take a look at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo As for the interbreeding test marking the...
by SoronelHaetir
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)
Replies: 78
Views: 11712

Re: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)

Umm, where did you get the idea that only the one set of Neanderthal remains were found? (at least that's what I read you to mean by "and those remains in the valley that gave them their name were the only ones we ever found"). They have been found all over Europe and southwestern Asia, and over a t...
by SoronelHaetir
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)
Replies: 78
Views: 11712

Re: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)

Re. real-life generation ships: you have to have a reasonable target first (that is one that you want to be at once you arrive), plus a reason for the investment. Right now both of those are lacking. As Larry Niven wrote in one of his comments on Ringworld, with the idea of setting the star in motio...
by SoronelHaetir
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)
Replies: 78
Views: 11712

Re: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)

Martin, Except that if the entire world was re-made then I would expect that too to be incredibly apparent, based on a very short fossil record. Right now we have been told that Feay and vulpers are close enough to inter-breed with their Earth counterparts. Either that holds across the biosphere (in...
by SoronelHaetir
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)
Replies: 78
Views: 11712

Re: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)

I say 'no' to an alternate site based on the fact of how insanely far they chose to place the Dreamers from the Consortium. An alternate would need to be far enough away from the original site that whoever is in charge of that main site would have no influence over the alternate yet the alternate wo...
by SoronelHaetir
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Subjugation Universe
Topic: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)
Replies: 78
Views: 11712

Re: Retribution, chapter 5, (spoilers)

Given what we know (even if those in-universe don't) about the Feay originally having come from Earth and that human-Feay crosses still breed true (at least they did a few hundred years ago, and there is no reason to believe that has changed in the short intervening time), I would say they are still...