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PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

alright - I ran into an unexpectedly busy work week (not my fault). So still haven't had time to conduct my own fact check on this - but promise I will do it for official purposes. Here's my question:

How many times was Morn discretely affected/overcome by Gap sickness (i.e., not counting times managed or controlled via zone implant)? yes, do the homework - if people bother to dare this, I'll post an official count, backed by page refs.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you for the question, DocTox! To the best of my memory, Morn got Gap sickness when: she destroyed Starmaster and killed her family, when Nick set course for Billingate (Nick knows about her zone implant by this point, and has her on "cat" instead), and when Trumpet escapes the event horizon of the singularity grenade that destroys Free Lunch (and Morn used the gravity force to break her arm to blunt some of the effect of the gap sickness, though I think she "blanked out" for a reduced amount of time).

So, I think it was three times.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm in a regulatory audit this week (nature of my consulting work) - I'll finalize and post an official tally by end of Saturday).
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool, don't forget you have a MN question as well. Wink

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay, here is my official tally of Morn's gap sickness:

The Real Story, pg 46 - Destruction of Starmaster (if you didn't know that one, you just aren't paying attention).

The Real Story, pg 167-168 - on board Bright Beauty

Chaos and Order, pg 568-569 - on board Trumpet under hard g - this is partial and I waffled on inclusion as an argument could be made either way - "for a moment she seemed to pass the wall into gap-sickness."

Chaos and Order, pg 607-608 - on board Trumpet, escaping from the singularity grenade (overcome with g and gap-sickness, but controlled by breaking her arm with heavy g).

Props to Cord Hurn for his tally (3 or 4 could be argued as correct), and noting that there were times that she controlled it with cat instead of the zone implant). But only partial credit for missing sickness while co-piloting Bright Beauty... so you only get to ask a partial next trivia question...? Shocked
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Okay, here is my official tally of Morn's gap sickness:

The Real Story, pg 46 - Destruction of Starmaster (if you didn't know that one, you just aren't paying attention).

The Real Story, pg 167-168 - on board Bright Beauty

Chaos and Order, pg 568-569 - on board Trumpet under hard g - this is partial and I waffled on inclusion as an argument could be made either way - "for a moment she seemed to pass the wall into gap-sickness."

Chaos and Order, pg 607-608 - on board Trumpet, escaping from the singularity grenade (overcome with g and gap-sickness, but controlled by breaking her arm with heavy g).

Props to Cord Hurn for his tally (3 or 4 could be argued as correct), and noting that there were times that she controlled it with cat instead of the zone implant). But only partial credit for missing sickness while co-piloting Bright Beauty... so you only get to ask a partial next trivia question...? Shocked
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sorry for the double-post, learning curve...
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haha, no worries, sometimes the board is a pain like that. We don't mind.

Ok, CH, next question is yours. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay, here it is: How does Angus find out that Nick has an ally in Com-Mine Station Security?
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My memory is hazy on this one Very Happy Something to do with running a comm line between his ship and Nick's?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

StevieG wrote:
My memory is hazy on this one Very Happy Something to do with running a comm line between his ship and Nick's?


In The Real Story Chapter 12 was wrote:
His computer had the codes and routing: now it had an echo of the actual data-stream. Soon he could call up a display of everything Captain's Fancy and Com-Mine Station said to each other.
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When he [Angus] discovered that, he wanted to laugh and scream and break something and celebrate all at once. It was the perfect touch--the final reason why his bluff had worked.
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And Nick Succoro's swashbuckling success was based on inside information. He had an ally in Security; a friend in power.



Yes, Angus discovered all this by going on an EVA and installing a communications line. Your memory seems pretty clear to me, StevieG! Good answer!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your question, StevieG! Smile Thumbs Up
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Apologies CH - haven't been able to get to KW this week. Smile I'll have a think and get a question up soon.
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