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01:17:39 AM Oct 24th 2013
Who edited my Cool Ship? The Airships in the story are not zeppelins, but have lift wings and turbines. Basically giant VTOL's.
05:04:20 AM Oct 24th 2013
"Zeppelin", for the purposes of Zeppelins from Another World, isn't limited to just the traditional kind of airship created by the German Count.

As for the airships, part of their lift is from the body, but they also partly depend on helium for lift. That's why they had to ditch in Lake Geneva, because the Janissary shooting at the airship while Hamilton et al were boarding was punching holes in the lift gas cells, leaving insufficient lift gas to cover what aerodynamics didn't.
05:30:43 AM Oct 25th 2013
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I see...I thought they were some sort of fuel gas cells, I read in a hurry.

As an exmuslim, I think this is even possible you know. Except some factual errors. Muslims today know not to enslave and take slave mooks. They have their own aggressive muslim males, and they wouldnt be stupid enough to mint coin only currency. FIAT currency is something even the Islamic realm understands.
05:12:54 AM Nov 22nd 2012
The "extreme right-wing" thing wasn't really adding anything to the description, especially since a lot of what he did (save firing the nukes, of course) has been done in the past by both sides of the political spectrum.

I also removed Cool Airship, as the trope isn't just "an airship is in the story" but "this is an awesome airship", and the airships in Caliphate aren't presented as particularly "cool", just useful transportation.

Also added tropes and tweaked others based on a page I was working on for this work but hadn't the time to start.
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