50. "RE: (S5M4) Familiar Spirits Comments"
In response to message #44
> I don't have a lot to say about the sailing porn; I read this at > a bad time for it, as I'm currently plowing through the most recent > couple books of Weber's Safehold series (shut up, it's a guilty pleasure) > and there's like a hundred and fifty pages of people fighting the ocean > in each of them, so I'm a bit full up. It was competent and well-executed; > I'm afraid my own knowledge of the practicalities of sailing ends with > very dim memories of watching The Voyage of the Mimi in middle school.
All you really need to know about it is that they are trying something that is insanely, stupidly, Darwin-Award-deliberately-grabbing-hold-of SUICIDALLY dangerous, and in the usual manner of EPU protagonists, pulling it off with flare, style, and panache.
-- Croaker RCW #mc2 "When in doubt, shoot something. Preferably the enemy."