Chris Beilby (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sun, 31 Jan 1999 19:50:06 -0800
Lim Jyue wrote:
> At 21:32 1/31/99 -0500, you wrote:
> >On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Lim Jyue wrote:
> >> BTW, what exactly is the objective of Operation Stardust? IIRC, Gato
> >> got onboard the colony at the orders of Delaz and altered the course of the
> >> colony to deliberately miss Jaburo, so what's the point? Seems like Stardust
> >> was a suicide pact on Delaz's Fleet in order to help Axis get recognition..
> >The objective of Operation Stardust was to hit the grain-producing region
> >of North America and knock out a good portion of Earth's food supply, and
> >it succeeded. After something like this, Earth would probably have to rely
> >on outside sources (colonies, anyone?) to make up for the shortage.
> This makes a lot more sense than the rubbish that I've been getting
> from some people. (Eg. Gato has a sudden conscience attack, Gato decided not
> to do it, Uraki initiated the course change, yadda. =) Thanks!
> I remember that earlier posts was talking about the effect of the
> colony crash on post 0083 Earth, could this be one reason why the Feds are
> less effective after 0083? (Zeta, Double Zeta, etc.)
> Lim Jyue
> ICQ: 24737555
The original target of the colony drop in Stardust was Jabauro. The Solar System
II wasn't fired at full power, and only pushed it off course.
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