SW10/WWW: Powernaut 1969 #4: Big Buildings AND Big People!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 10:00:18 PDT 2014

On 6/21/2014 2:27 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> Hypergaard was overwhelming. I had no idea how big the buildings were supposed
> to be - and they seemed to vibrate. But the people we met there were roughly
> six times human size, at first glimpse.

Ahhhhh, that's vibration.

> A four-dimensional hypercube is exactly eight times the volume of its 3-D
> counterpart. Spheres take up less surface areas than cubes, though. Likewise,
> hyperspheres take up less surface volume than hypercubes - hence a factor of
> about five instead of eight. Humans are of course not ideally spherical, nor
> pointy like cubes; hence, my estimate of six times size.

Ohhhhh. Makes sense. o.o

> The things native to Hypergaard all seem to vibrate according to our vision,
> as though they occupy other places but we can only see one at a time. Also,
> somehow the extra-dimensionality of Hypergaard enhances the colors there. My
> companions both arrived with their own glasses, which helped them cope with
> these things. I saw those raw. When I looked at my companions from our Earth,
> we seemed flat and pale in comparison.

Heeheehee <3

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, happy shiny people floating by

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