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8th May '17 3:54:41 AM Erkhyan
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** Palpatine also could have had it assembled underground but then he'd have had to kill the workers. Oh so many ways to be evil.

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** Palpatine also could have had it assembled underground but then he'd have had to kill the workers. Oh so many ways to be evil.evil.
*** Lusankya was built in space: in fact, one of two identical ships built simultaneously, one at the Fondor shipyards, the other at the Kuat shipyards. They were both named ''Executor'', but once the Fondor ship was completed and entered service, the Kuat ship was renamed ''Lusankya'', brought to Coruscant, and hidden under the cityscape.
18th Dec '16 7:53:12 PM CharlesPhipps
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** This possibility is discussed earlier in the series, after Lusankya first lifts off and reveals its true nature. Another possible explanation is also brought up: that Palpatine simply [[LeaveNoWitnesses killed all the billions of witnesses]]. If that were the case, it would mean the construction of Lusankya had a death toll ''on par with the destruction of Alderaan''.

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** This possibility is discussed earlier in the series, after Lusankya first lifts off and reveals its true nature. Another possible explanation is also brought up: that Palpatine simply [[LeaveNoWitnesses killed all the billions of witnesses]]. If that were the case, it would mean the construction of Lusankya had a death toll ''on par with the destruction of Alderaan''.Alderaan''.
** Palpatine also could have had it assembled underground but then he'd have had to kill the workers. Oh so many ways to be evil.
15th Jan '16 11:37:09 PM SSJMagus
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** Discussed in ''Isard's Revenge'', when [[EnemyMine Corran Horn and Isard]] discuss how Lusankya could be put in Coruscant as millions or billions of citizens would have noticed. Isard suggests that [[PhysicalGod the Emperor himself put the ship into the planet, and then made everyone forget about it.]] Corran shuddered at the thought and was glad that Palpatine was dead. When he returns in ''Dark Empire'', he more than leaves to his reputations.

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** * Discussed in ''Isard's Revenge'', when [[EnemyMine Corran Horn and Isard]] discuss how Lusankya could be put in Coruscant as millions or billions of citizens would have noticed. Isard suggests that [[PhysicalGod the Emperor himself put the ship into the planet, and then made everyone forget about it.]] Corran shuddered at the thought and was glad that Palpatine was dead. When he returns in ''Dark Empire'', he more than leaves to his reputations.reputations.
** This possibility is discussed earlier in the series, after Lusankya first lifts off and reveals its true nature. Another possible explanation is also brought up: that Palpatine simply [[LeaveNoWitnesses killed all the billions of witnesses]]. If that were the case, it would mean the construction of Lusankya had a death toll ''on par with the destruction of Alderaan''.
12th Dec '15 5:34:46 PM nombretomado
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* All through the ''XWingSeries'', we hear that SpaceIsCold whenever there's a magnetic containment field up. Supposedly the mag-con field holds in atmosphere but can't stop heat. Then it occurred to me that all of the viewpoint characters are pilots. They can fly spectacularly, but most of them don't even know that there is no extruder valve on an X-wing! The heat loss could be from the mag-con field itself, and they explain it to themselves and each other differently. Similarly, Solo mentions ExplosiveDecompression, but in this series he's a smuggler who became a General! He just knows people die when out in space unprotected. The Medstar Duology seems to confirm this; a malfunctioning mag-con field chills the area it's covering. --{{Joysweeper}}

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* All through the ''XWingSeries'', ''ComicBook/XWingSeries'', we hear that SpaceIsCold whenever there's a magnetic containment field up. Supposedly the mag-con field holds in atmosphere but can't stop heat. Then it occurred to me that all of the viewpoint characters are pilots. They can fly spectacularly, but most of them don't even know that there is no extruder valve on an X-wing! The heat loss could be from the mag-con field itself, and they explain it to themselves and each other differently. Similarly, Solo mentions ExplosiveDecompression, but in this series he's a smuggler who became a General! He just knows people die when out in space unprotected. The Medstar Duology seems to confirm this; a malfunctioning mag-con field chills the area it's covering. --{{Joysweeper}}
12th Jun '15 1:36:15 AM Ilya_Rysenkov
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**** If they were relying on eyesight, they would have more eyes watching the windows! Not just a few senior officers who spend more time talking to each other... Actually, maybe the real reason for the crew pits is so the bridge crew can't get distracted by the view outside!

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**** If they were relying on eyesight, they would have more eyes watching the windows! Not just a few senior officers who spend more time talking to each other... Actually, maybe the real reason for the crew pits is so the bridge crew can't get distracted by the view outside!outside!

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** Discussed in ''Isard's Revenge'', when [[EnemyMine Corran Horn and Isard]] discuss how Lusankya could be put in Coruscant as millions or billions of citizens would have noticed. Isard suggests that [[PhysicalGod the Emperor himself put the ship into the planet, and then made everyone forget about it.]] Corran shuddered at the thought and was glad that Palpatine was dead. When he returns in ''Dark Empire'', he more than leaves to his reputations.
26th Sep '14 12:53:06 AM AnimeSunglasses
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*** I don't think we've ever seen them actually ''rely'' on eyesight--the bridge having a view outside the ship may be strictly traditional, or for emergency use if and when the ship's scanners are down/blinded and you need to avoid hitting other ships.

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*** I don't think we've ever seen them actually ''rely'' on eyesight--the bridge having a view outside the ship may be strictly traditional, or for emergency use if and when the ship's scanners are down/blinded and you need to avoid hitting other ships.ships.
**** If they were relying on eyesight, they would have more eyes watching the windows! Not just a few senior officers who spend more time talking to each other... Actually, maybe the real reason for the crew pits is so the bridge crew can't get distracted by the view outside!
15th Sep '13 10:00:49 PM adbrown
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** The emitters for a magcon field would likely be destroyed by whatever was powerful enough to take out the window in the first place, i.e. a kamikaze A-Wing. The better question is why, with all the scanning and imaging technology available, they still rely on eyesight aboard capital ships, leaving such a vulnerable weakspot in the first place.

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** The emitters for a magcon field would likely be destroyed by whatever was powerful enough to take out the window in the first place, i.e. a kamikaze A-Wing. The better question is why, with all the scanning and imaging technology available, they still rely on eyesight aboard capital ships, leaving such a vulnerable weakspot in the first place.place.
*** I don't think we've ever seen them actually ''rely'' on eyesight--the bridge having a view outside the ship may be strictly traditional, or for emergency use if and when the ship's scanners are down/blinded and you need to avoid hitting other ships.
23rd Aug '13 3:45:05 PM Hyrin
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* Why hasn't magnetic containment field technology ever been applied to the bridge view ports of capital ships? On at least two occasions, the windows get blown out and it's a scramble to evacuate the bridge before the automatic door closes off and leaves the crew in vacuum. Magcon fields are simple enough to be part of pilot life support gear, and can be scaled up to keep atmosphere in an open hangar bay so it should be easy. It wouldn't protect the bridge against further battle damage, but it would keep the atmosphere in long enough for a quick, orderly evacuation of the bridge without further losses due to impatient blast doors.

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* Why hasn't magnetic containment field technology ever been applied to the bridge view ports of capital ships? On at least two occasions, the windows get blown out and it's a scramble to evacuate the bridge before the automatic door closes off and leaves the crew in vacuum. Magcon fields are simple enough to be part of pilot life support gear, and can be scaled up to keep atmosphere in an open hangar bay so it should be easy. It wouldn't protect the bridge against further battle damage, but it would keep the atmosphere in long enough for a quick, orderly evacuation of the bridge without further losses due to impatient blast doors.doors.
** The emitters for a magcon field would likely be destroyed by whatever was powerful enough to take out the window in the first place, i.e. a kamikaze A-Wing. The better question is why, with all the scanning and imaging technology available, they still rely on eyesight aboard capital ships, leaving such a vulnerable weakspot in the first place.
18th Aug '13 10:35:18 PM vn70072
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** Who's to say that Cowell didn't join the Navy when he grew up and was a decent TIE pilot in his own right? A decent pilot, coupled with the aid from Iron Fist's computer, would have made him a truly fierce opponent.

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** Who's to say that Cowell didn't join the Navy when he grew up and was a decent TIE pilot in his own right? A decent pilot, coupled with the aid from Iron Fist's computer, would have made him a truly fierce opponent.opponent.
* Why hasn't magnetic containment field technology ever been applied to the bridge view ports of capital ships? On at least two occasions, the windows get blown out and it's a scramble to evacuate the bridge before the automatic door closes off and leaves the crew in vacuum. Magcon fields are simple enough to be part of pilot life support gear, and can be scaled up to keep atmosphere in an open hangar bay so it should be easy. It wouldn't protect the bridge against further battle damage, but it would keep the atmosphere in long enough for a quick, orderly evacuation of the bridge without further losses due to impatient blast doors.
16th Jul '13 9:45:15 PM Hyrin
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** And once they were finally going up against each other, he didn't fool Wedge for long before Wedge put him down hard.

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** And once they were finally going up against each other, he didn't fool Wedge for long before Wedge put him down hard.hard.
** Who's to say that Cowell didn't join the Navy when he grew up and was a decent TIE pilot in his own right? A decent pilot, coupled with the aid from Iron Fist's computer, would have made him a truly fierce opponent.
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