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** Even more extremely, in the original short story, they are kept in sterile airtight habitats.

[[AC:[[Literature/{{Millennium}} The 1983 Novel]]]]
* At various points in the story, Louise mentions the Gate had always existed, had been sitting where it was for "thousands of years", etc. She goes on to say that the oldest building in her city , The Fed, is a "relic of the 44th Century", meaning her city is that old, yet the Gate Project, and the structures built to house it, are only 500 years old. How is it no other civilization discovered and used The Gate? [[spoiler:This is a big hint that the gate is of divine origin]].

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** Even more extremely, in the original short story, they are kept in sterile airtight habitats.

[[AC:[[Literature/{{Millennium}} The 1983 Novel]]]]
* At various points in the story, Louise mentions the Gate had always existed, had been sitting where it was for "thousands of years", etc. She goes on to say that the oldest building in her city , The Fed, is a "relic of the 44th Century", meaning her city is that old, yet the Gate Project, and the structures built to house it, are only 500 years old. How is it no other civilization discovered and used The Gate? [[spoiler:This is a big hint that the gate is of divine origin]].
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* At various points in the story, Louise mentions the Gate had always existed, had been sitting where it was for "thousands of years", etc. She goes on to say that the oldest building in her city , The Fed, is a "relic of the 44th Century", meaning her city is that old, yet the Gate Project, and the structures built to house it, are only 500 years old. How is it no other civilization discovered and used The Gate?

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* At various points in the story, Louise mentions the Gate had always existed, had been sitting where it was for "thousands of years", etc. She goes on to say that the oldest building in her city , The Fed, is a "relic of the 44th Century", meaning her city is that old, yet the Gate Project, and the structures built to house it, are only 500 years old. How is it no other civilization discovered and used The Gate?Gate? [[spoiler:This is a big hint that the gate is of divine origin]].


** The Gate pulling her clothes through from the hotel room was because it had a line of sight to the object(s). Since the lost stunners were hidden under the airplane seats, the Gate couldn't get a lock on them to pull them back through.



** Even more extremely, in the original short story, they are kept in sterile airtight habitats.

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** Even more extremely, in the original short story, they are kept in sterile airtight habitats.habitats.

[[AC:[[Literature/{{Millennium}} The 1983 Novel]]]]
* At various points in the story, Louise mentions the Gate had always existed, had been sitting where it was for "thousands of years", etc. She goes on to say that the oldest building in her city , The Fed, is a "relic of the 44th Century", meaning her city is that old, yet the Gate Project, and the structures built to house it, are only 500 years old. How is it no other civilization discovered and used The Gate?


** They do in the book.

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** They do in the book.book.
** Even more extremely, in the original short story, they are kept in sterile airtight habitats.


** Louise had just stunned him, so he was limp during impact. TruthInTelevision, drunk drivers who cause accidents are usually uninjured due to being limp and relaxed at impact, unlike the victims, who tend to tense up just before impact.



* If the air is so bad in the future, why aren't the passengers or Bill visibly recoiling from the stench once they enter the gate to the future?

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* If the air is so bad in the future, why aren't the passengers or Bill visibly recoiling from the stench once they enter the gate to the future?future?
** They do in the book.

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* If the air is so bad in the future, why aren't the passengers or Bill visibly recoiling from the stench once they enter the gate to the future?


* If the gate can pull in inaimate objects like it does Louise's clothes when she leaves the hotel room, why can't it do that to the stunners in the first place?

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* If the gate can pull in inaimate inanimate objects like it does Louise's clothes when she leaves the hotel room, why can't it do that to the stunners in the first place?

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[[AC:[[Film/{{Millennium}}The 1989 Time Travel film]]]]
* If Bill was the only living survivor from the 1969 crash that ''killed every single other person'', how did he survive without any crippling injuries?
* If the gate can pull in inaimate objects like it does Louise's clothes when she leaves the hotel room, why can't it do that to the stunners in the first place?

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