SW10/HCC: Summer of Discontent #4: The Myth

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 06:26:20 PDT 2011

On Thu, 6 Oct 2011 01:35:13 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:

> Hmmm.  The answer is some combination of:
> *  As long as they can send the orders, they can shut down the ships.
> *  ... and send Abort signals to any Trillions on their way to Earth.

Hmmm, that's fair - probably doesn't take *that* long.

> *  The Trillions are culturally conditioned to obey whomever is giving 
> the orders on their command ship.  Uh oh, what if they learn disobedience?

It'd be like the Borg who learned individuality!  Oshi--

> *  Still, the Earthling command of The Trillions only has to last as 
> long as it takes to move the Earth.

True, true.

> *  What if The Trillions break free?  Chancellor Wyatt probably has 
> observers and a new blockade strategy already.

I was thinking that the hack-code had a way of insinuating and defending

> Of course, it's a failure on my part that the story didn't already 
> mention that stuffy.  But that's why I'm not ashamed of review.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, makes sense!

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