Thread: TL9 Spaceships
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Old 08-12-2011, 01:47 PM   #10
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Default Re: TL9 Spaceships

Originally Posted by sir_pudding View Post
Yeah, but then we are back to the "abstract space-faring civilization" that the OP isn't asking about. The political status quo of Earth as it is simply doesn't care about space travel and is pathologically afraid of nuclear reactors.
That was meant as a quip. With a sufficiently powerful reaction drive, you can just hold the earth hostage and crown yourself Emperor Pudding I, then make whatever rules you want. Though I suppose a Pudding Regime would want to consolidate its position by immediately outlawing good reaction drives. So the point stands.
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