Robert L. B. (gundam01@hotmail.com)
Mon, 01 Nov 1999 15:29:23 GMT


>From: Lim Jyue <lim_jyue@pacific.net.sg>
>Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org
>To: gundam@aeug.org
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Bought the Luna colony drop?
>Date: Sat, 30 Oct 1999 02:51:17 +0800
>
>At 11:38 10/29/1999 -0700, you wrote:
> >> Did anyone buy the Luna Colony Drop? I can proudly say, I didn't
>buy it
> >>for one second. Why the he** would the Zeons want to drop a colony on
>Luna?
>
> I think we need to consider this from a Fed's POV.. no matter how
>disgusting it is to some. (^_^).
>
> The phrase "Colony Drop" has very bad connotations for the
>Federation. After all, just 4 years earlier Zeon had played merry hell with
>Earth by dropping a colony on top of Sydney. My best guess is that the Feds
>will come out with all guns possible in order to prevent a colony drop
>*anywhere*.
>
> Another facet we should consider is the potential negative
>backlash
>from the Lunarians if the Feds had not done anything to react to the drop.
>IF the drop had truely been meant for the moon, and the Feds did nothing
>about it, some Lunarians will definitely blame the Feds (rightly) for doing
>nothing. As the sentiments of the Spacenoids were never really that nice
>towards the Feds, it's entirely possible that a renewed Spacenoid
>Independance War will erupt because of this.
>
> So, the Federation had no choice (IMO) except to respond to the
>threat; Delaz sure knew which buttons to push.
>
>-------------
>Lim Jyue
>ICQ: 24737555
>
>Simple words for complex minds; complex words for simple minds.
>
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Excellent points, I agree completely.
--Gundam01

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