Chris Beilby (
Thu, 08 Jul 1999 07:24:08 -0700

Edward Ju wrote:
> >Later on, when he goes AWOL (again, desertion requires proof of intent to
> >quit the military permanently and not for just the time to, say, visit his
> >mother) with the Gundam,
> I think you confused one event with the other. Amuro got permission to
> take a short leave to visit his mom in his Core Fighter. His desertion
> was right after overhearing the conversation between Bright and Mirai to
> remove Amuro as the pilot of Gundam due to his insubordinate attitude.
> Amuro left WB with the Gundam and it wasn't shown that he intended to
> return until intervening circumstances (Ramba's troop following Frau to
> the location of the WB) ocurred.
> Eddie

Actually, Eddie, I think you misread. The original post is refering to
when Amuro went AWOL in North Africa, not to when he went to visit his
mother. The latter was only used as an example.

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