Su, Rodrick (rsu@tigana.com)
Thu, 2 Dec 1999 15:44:28 -0800


> -----Original Message-----
> From: BlazeEagle@aol.com [mailto:BlazeEagle@aol.com]
>
> In a message dated 12/2/1999 6:26:03 PM Eastern Standard
> Time, Z@Gundam.Com
> writes:
>
> > The question is raised: why give up our comfortable
> high-tech existence for
> > a live of endless struggle against a hostile environment, however
> > potentially good it might one day become? Battle lines
> are drawn between
> > the Haves and Have Nots of the colony, the former wishing
> to keep the
> > status quo and the latter thinking that anything must be
> better than more
> > of the same, complicated by those who see the settlement
> of the planet as
> > their Divine Mission and those who wonder why anyone
> really needs a planet
> > but nevertheless looking to change the way things are done....
>
> I think this is a VERY good idea. It would make for a VERY
> interesting Gundam
> series.
>

And why limit to just one Close-type colony? If they send a fleet of 40,
that would be even more interesting. Of course on a very massive scale, we
would run into Rama ship as in "Rendezvous With Rama" by Clarke.

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