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    Chapter 42

    Postby Freakzilla » 14 Apr 2008 11:44

    Battle? There's always a desire for breathing space motivating it somewhere.
    -The Bashar Teg

    Murbella watches the Battle of Junction from her no-ship command center as other Reverend Mothers Share Rebecca’s Lampadas hoard. Teg’s forces are victorious and find Odrade in the new tower with the Spider Queen. Both Teg and Odrade have a strange feeling that something is not right, Teg notices there are very few wounded compared to dead and very little blood, he thinks the Honored Matres threw down their arms too easily and suspects a trap. He tells Odrade they must have a secret weapon they haven’t discovered.
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    Postby orald » 14 Apr 2008 14:49

    Probably the best large-scale battle scene in the entire series. 8)
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    Postby Freakzilla » 14 Apr 2008 14:55

    The feint at Gammu is pretty good too. He uses some great descriptions but still leaves a lot of it up to your imagination.
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    Postby orald » 14 Apr 2008 16:28

    Yea, it's a close second(not that we really get many big-scale battle scenes actually described mind you), but it's described to a lesser extent, so you can't really put it in the same category.

    I'd say my favorite battle scene is the whole Teg vs FD's and Duncan&Lucilla's escape with Burzmali sequence(sp?).
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    Postby Tyrant » 14 Apr 2008 18:03

    what is the bloodless weapon though...i never really thought frank went into that enough
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    Postby orald » 14 Apr 2008 18:51

    I think it's alluded that it's some sort of "nerve disruptor"(however that works, and it's been debated*), as Duncan sees in his armory vision.

    All we know about it from its work that it's an inconspicious small black(?) tube, and when you attach a charge to it it can kill all life instantaniously in a given(changable IIRC) radius. The victims die an immidiete, bloodless(painless? maybe, it's just so fast) death.

    The HM had a very limited amount(200 charges in total was it?) which they could not replenish(Ixian scientists couldn't replicate the device, they wanted the charge to understand it but of course the stupid HM didn't want to give them).

    *Some have suggested a rediculous claim that it's a bio-weapon, ignoring the fact that it wouldn't work in such speed and precise radius as described in Ch:D, nor the need for a "charge" or what it's called.
    It's obviously some sort of good ol' sci-fi-ish energy field...and you can bet on FH to squeeze it into the Holtzman-effect category.
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    Postby Spicelon » 14 Apr 2008 20:05

    That battle scene was the poop. :D
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    Re: Chapter 42

    Postby Freakzilla » 10 Sep 2012 19:03

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    Re: Chapter 42

    Postby Freakzilla » 10 Sep 2012 19:04

    Y'all are full of shit. FH's battle scenes are all in your head.
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