42. "RE: (OOTR-17) Cantata for Warships in D"
In response to message #39
>>I'm sure Ikazuchi will be thrilled that there are a whole class of >>space cruisers named after her. (Assuming that the Ikazuchi-class is >>still in use. I believe the Sterling sisters were using one, when last >>I looked.) > >Oh, sure. No longer in production, but there are quite a number of >them still in service with the WDF, the Royal Salusian Navy, and >others. Ash Williams's current command, the Shanxi, is also an >Ikazuchi-class ship. > >Ikazuchi-chan could theoretically upgrade, she'd only have to obtain a >detailed scan of one. And 1.4 megatons of nanomaterial.
I didn't expect she would, but the fact that the cruisers are, arguably, named after her (at least, I think they were in the original source material) would probably make her preen a bit.
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