SW10/WWW: Powernaut 1985 #13: What Just Happened??

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 16:47:44 PDT 2016

On 2/10/2016 10:09 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> Perhaps you've noticed the little numbers in the upper left hand corner of each
> strip recently. They're for a reason...
>                           POWERNAUT COMICS
>                          is proud to present
>                          **** The 200th ****
>                          **** Published ****
>                          * Powernaut Comic *

!!! Oh man, awesome! :D

> For this milestone issue (I always hated the term "anniversary issue" for
> measurements not involving years),

That's fair!

> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/1985b.htm#13

...okay, *this* is cool. :D Like, remember my criticisms on Powernaut 2012? This 
is the kind of explanation I wanted - one that evokes the weirdness.

> Solarians are sentient alien constructs, designed to live inside suns. Their
> purpose is to snuff out the sun upon command.

...it is? o.o;;;

> So naturally there is a galaxy full of them.

Of course @.@

> However, sometime in their history, at least one of them got free will.  We
> don't know when, why, or how.  But the one we're talking about, belongs to the
> Earth's Sun.
> What do normal creatures do, when they've built a system and part of it
> malfunctions?  They replace that part!  So that could explain why two
> different-looking Solarians are so interested in Earth, at least in the period
> of history the older Powernaut comics portray.

Ohhhhhh. This, too, is a really good explanation!

Drew "good job!" Perron

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