->''"The klaxon began to wail, but we felt the reassuring tingle of the Tachyon Field crackling to life around us, encasing the entire base in its impenetrable glow."''
-->-- ''SidMeiersAlphaCentauri'', "The Fall of Sparta"

->''"Until now the battle had been proceeding smoothly: the enemy was outflanked and had been driven from the reactor housing. But against the reactor itself the matter cannon were strangely ineffective. Rounds simply . . . stopped. In mid-air."''
-->-- '''Col. Corazon Santiago''', ''SidMeiersAlphaCentauri'', "A Tactical History of Sparta"