Franchise Starship Troopers Discussion

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12:28:55 PM Dec 29th 2012
edited by TuefelHundenIV
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12:22:10 PM Aug 10th 2010
What's this book about? Besides a Bug War and space marines and a not so veiled commentary on citizenship. What happens?
12:29:15 PM Aug 10th 2010
That is what it's about. The bug war, and the space marines, and the political commentary.
06:38:12 PM May 2nd 2010
edited by joeyjojo
Were Kinetic Weapons Are Just Better in the original book? i remember Rico training with modern day rifles, not using them in combat. he also said the bugs were using a sort of microwave weapon.
08:45:07 AM Mar 26th 2010
Silver Dragon: Is Future Imperfect Simon Bolivar example right? I mean, come on, if you take it on face value, Bolivar had beaten the Spanish Armada, went to the moon, and built the Pyramids. (Other trooper adds, "You forgot marrying Cleopatra".) It all sounds to me like they're joking. They even talk about poor knowledge of history - and, I think, illustrate it with an exaggeration. Remember, Rico has a pretty good idea who Napoleon is.
09:02:07 AM Nov 26th 2010
The 'where was his drops?' quote is an adaptation of a classic paratrooper joke circa WWII; whenever a great historical general or warrior is mentioned, the proper reply was a cynical 'Yeah? So where were his jumps?'
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