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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:09 pm    Post subject: Singularity Grenades Reply with quote

In Chaos and Order, page 556, SRD says the Trumpet has been equipped with singularity grenades.

I sooo want to see some used on that Amnion "defensive" coming after her -

The suspense is killing me. I can hardly wait... Big Grin
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Singularity Grenades Reply with quote

TheWormoftheWorld'sEnd wrote:
In Chaos and Order, page 556, SRD says the Trumpet has been equipped with singularity grenades.

I sooo want to see some used on that Amnion "defensive" coming after her -

The suspense is killing me. I can hardly wait... Big Grin


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:08 am    Post subject: Re: Singularity Grenades Reply with quote

TheWormoftheWorld'sEnd wrote:
In Chaos and Order, page 556, SRD says the Trumpet has been equipped with singularity grenades.

I sooo want to see some used on that Amnion "defensive" coming after her -

The suspense is killing me. I can hardly wait... Big Grin


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Although similar in some ways, I liked the ending to Dark and Hungry God better.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, it hard to beat Spoiler:
what is essentially an exploding planet!

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Yeah, it hard to beat Spoiler:
what is essentially an exploding planet!


Both books had that. It's one of the similarities I was referring to. But that's not the point. The build-up in Dark and Hungry was more dramatic and the ending unpredictable. And the ending of that book made me feel. If a book can make me feel, that's a real accomplishment on the part of the author.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 7:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Singularity grenades. The one group of things in the Gap that sound even scarier than the mutagens. Eeek
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I take it then that you haven't encountered a singlewoman grenade. Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 5:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Uh-Uh...nothing is more scary than mutagens.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I concur. A singularity grenade is relatively quick--by the time you realize what is happening you will be dead, at which point you won't care any more. A time-delay mutagen, on the other hand...well, with that you can never be certain that the delaying agent is going to work and thus you risk turning at any time.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 3:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You think that independence of thought is important to you, but would you feel differently if you lost it? I'm not that afraid of the mutagens.

However, from my human perspective, I don't approve of amnions using mutagens on other humans as a general principle.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Holsety wrote:
You think that independence of thought is important to you, but would you feel differently if you lost it? I'm not that afraid of the mutagens.

However, from my human perspective, I don't approve of amnions using mutagens on other humans as a general principle.


I agree with this, all of it!

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Back to singularity grenades vs. mutagens:

Is there any evidence that any mutated humans mind once the mutagen works on them? And when it starts to work, isn't it over quickly?
I'd think it would be scarier to be caught in the event horizon of a singularity grenade, not close enough to get quickly sucked in, but have your ship be in a long, slow, ultimately futile struggle fighting the black hole's gravity. Angus suffered mightily when Trumpet managed to escape, after all.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I take it then that you haven't encountered a singlewoman grenade. Wink



Okay, okay, those are even scarier, yet! Shocked Shocked Shocked
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Holsety wrote:
You think that independence of thought is important to you, but would you feel differently if you lost it? I'm not that afraid of the mutagens.


Of course I would. But I wouldn't be me any more then. And ego is defining for me. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess the biggest reason I'd fear singularity grenades more is that they have such a long reach!
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