Blackeagle (
Wed, 24 May 2000 13:44:46 MST

>>this idea comes from the novel
>>"Footfall" written by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle.
>Are you sure that this was 'Footfall,' Chris? It seems more like

Nope. Thinking of 'Lucifer's Hammer' rather than 'Footfall' is
understandable though; both books involve earth being smacked by large
astronomical bodies. However, in 'Lucifer's Hammer' the comet's impact is a
natural chance occourance. In 'Footfall' the invading alien race decides to
drop a big asteroid on earth.

Chris Upchurch a.k.a. Blackeagle

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