Richard Ramos - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Gundam! (
Mon, 19 Mar 2001 05:16:23 +0800

> Kou clearly demonstrated that his knowledge of flight dynamics is inferior
> to a teenage bush pilot, both by mis-configuring GP-01's flight controls
> and by taking the said mis-configured suit out into battle. He should
> have followed order and taken a properly configured (meaning not by him)
> GM out for that mission. With a GM, he would have performed better at his
> mission (base defence). But it will also certainly mean his death at
> Cima's hands. Perhaps subconsciously he knew that his chance against Cima
> is worse than a snowball in hell anyway, and his only way to survive is to
> take out a super-armored but disabled suit and just wait for Cima to run
> out of ammo.
> Kou may be smarter than you think :)

Okay, this is a good argument for that half-assed move. True, if Kou was in
anything less, Cima would have shot right through his cockpit...but the
other argument is that Cima may not have targeted him, because the gundam
wasn't being used. in which case, Cima would have zeroed in on burning.
but that may have ended her career, since Burning was obviously a good

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