8. "RE: (OWaW) New Witch Profiles"
In response to message #7
>>Ah, the GBR-1. The most powerful pre-Miyafuji Striker ever built... >>and the most dangerous. (To its operator, I mean. It would've been >>useless in combat.) > >Not entirely useless- it could be very handy for a diversionary >operation, a.k.a. "slap a Neuroi on the head and run away, get them to >chase me into an ambush/out of the path of the main force". This is >probably a suicidally stupid idea, but then again, so's putting on a >GBR-1 in the first place.
It might work. Or you might end up making the most hilarious entrance to the afterlife since General John Sedgwick.*
By the '40s there are probably faster Strikers available; the old hit-and-run is a specialty of certain marks of Mosquito, for instance. And while those are flammable, they are at least relatively stable. :)
Ohhhhh - Don't give me a P-39 With an engine that's mounted behind** It will tumble and roll And dig a great hooooooole - Don't give me a P-39
--G. * Who arrived still in the process of completing the sentence, "They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance." ** Behind what is a fair question when considering the Striker Unit version. Maybe it was an attempt at combining the power of the Miyafuji Engine with the old-fashioned backpack-mounted magic engines of earlier models, because more is always more, right? -><- Benjamin D. Hutchins, Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief, & Forum Mod Eyrie Productions, Unlimited http://www.eyrie-productions.com/ zgryphon at that email service Google has Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam.