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Topic ID: 141
Message ID: 4
#4, RE: OWaW: The Fall of Petrograd
Posted by Nathan on Dec-25-17 at 02:14 PM
In response to message #0
>the little round of... Karlslandic chocolate - This is
>Scho-Za-Kola, based on the real product
>Scho-Ka-Kola, which was
>issued to German forces in World War II as an emergency energy ration.
> The "Za" in the magic version stands for Zauberstaub, "magic
>dust", the "secret ingredient" Zelenko referred to when she told Eila
>it was infused with raw magic. (If Gryphon ever got hold of a sample
>of Scho-Za-Kola, and if it occurred to him to analyze it with his
>omni-tool, he would discover that Zauberstaub is in fact
>elerium-115.)

Oh, interesting. I admit that my first mental referent for 'German World War II Chocolate, Military Issue' is Panzerschokolade, which would be very different. I hadn't been aware of SchKK.

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