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* TheGunslinger

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* TheGunslingerTheGunslinger: After all the shooting is over, only then does Soolin turn up. However she makes it clear she's only joining the Seven on her own terms.


* CargoCult[=/=]ClarkesThirdLaw: The Hommiks decided to [[LuddWasRight destroy all their technology]] and start again from the beginning. The HypercompetentSidekick of local chieftain Gunn Sar has found a MasterComputer room they missed, that he uses to secretly keep things running for their barbarian descendants.
--->"It's self-maintained. Powered by our sun, [[RagnarokProofing it will last forever]]. This generation, even Gunn Sar, believes it to be [[ClarkesThirdLaw some kind of magic]] that keeps the chambers light and warm. A computer is like some ancient god to them!"

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* CargoCult[=/=]ClarkesThirdLaw: CargoCult / ClarkesThirdLaw: The Hommiks decided to [[LuddWasRight destroy all their technology]] and start again from the beginning. The HypercompetentSidekick of local chieftain Gunn Sar has found a MasterComputer room they missed, that he uses to secretly keep things running for their barbarian descendants.
--->"It's -->'''Cato:''' It's self-maintained. Powered by our sun, [[RagnarokProofing it will last forever]]. This generation, even Gunn Sar, believes it to be [[ClarkesThirdLaw some kind of magic]] magic that keeps the chambers light and warm. [[MachineWorship A computer is like some ancient god to them!"them!]]



* RagnarokProofing: The MasterComputer that Cato uses.
-->"It's self-maintained. Powered by our sun, it will last forever. This generation, even Gunn Sar, [[ClarkesThirdLaw believes it to be some kind of magic]] that keeps the chambers light and warm. A computer is [[MachineWorship like some ancient god]] to them."


* CargoCult: The Hommiks decided to [[LuddWasRight destroy all their technology]] and start again from the beginning. The HypercompetentSidekick of local chieftain Gunn Sar has found a MasterComputer room they missed, that he uses to secretly keep things running for their barbarian descendants.

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* CargoCult: CargoCult[=/=]ClarkesThirdLaw: The Hommiks decided to [[LuddWasRight destroy all their technology]] and start again from the beginning. The HypercompetentSidekick of local chieftain Gunn Sar has found a MasterComputer room they missed, that he uses to secretly keep things running for their barbarian descendants.

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* CargoCult: The Hommiks decided to [[LuddWasRight destroy all their technology]] and start again from the beginning. The HypercompetentSidekick of local chieftain Gunn Sar has found a MasterComputer room they missed, that he uses to secretly keep things running for their barbarian descendants.
--->"It's self-maintained. Powered by our sun, [[RagnarokProofing it will last forever]]. This generation, even Gunn Sar, believes it to be [[ClarkesThirdLaw some kind of magic]] that keeps the chambers light and warm. A computer is like some ancient god to them!"

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* GirlsVsBoysPlot: Exaggerated, with society at war along gender lines.


* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The operation to remove the Seska's power crystal [[ValuesResonance now seems like female circumcision]], though it was probably meant to suggest VirginPower at the time.


** When told to choose his weapon for the challenge, Avon requests a glove. They give him back his gauntlets, which he uses to pick up a [[CowTools heliofusion rod]] and disintegrate Gunn Sarr's sword.

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** When told to choose his weapon for the challenge, Avon requests a glove. They give him back his gauntlets, which he uses to pick up a [[CowTools [[PowerCableAttack heliofusion rod]] and disintegrate Gunn Sarr's sword.


* BadassBoast: Subverted with Gunn Sarr, who has to keep consulting Cato on how said boast goes, and argues with him over his exact bodycount. When challenging Avon he gives the spiel, then leans close and mutters apologetically, "I have to say all that. Tradition."

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* BadassBoast: Subverted with Subverted. Gunn Sarr, who Sarr is about to fight Avon in a duel, prefaced by the appropriate BadassBoast of his deeds. Only he has to keep consulting Cato consult his HypercompetentSidekick on how said boast the challenge goes, and argues with him then they get into an argument over his exact bodycount. When challenging Avon he gives bodycount (the man who [[DisneyVillainDeath fell off a cliff]] didn't count because they didn't find the spiel, then leans close and body). On finishing the spiel the chief mutters apologetically, apologetically to Avon, "I have to say all that. Tradition."


* ApocalypticLog: Tarrant finds the video log of a Seska detailing the war against the Hommiks. [[DeadlineNews It ends when a large axe slams down on the table in front of her.]]

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* ApocalypticLog: A literal BattleOfTheSexes is taking place between the primitive male Hommiks and the technologically advanced Seska. Tarrant finds the a video log of by a Seska detailing how they're [[MenAreStrongWomenArePretty losing the war against the Hommiks. [[DeadlineNews war]]. It ends when a large axe slams down on the table in front of her.]]

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* NoWomansLand: The Seska are a diminishing tribe, and the only recourse for survival is taking a submissive role in Hommik society.


* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The operation to remove the Seska's power crystal now seems like female circumcision, though it was probably meant to suggest VirginPower at the time.

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The operation to remove the Seska's power crystal [[ValuesResonance now seems like female circumcision, circumcision]], though it was probably meant to suggest VirginPower at the time.


-->I am Gunn Sar, chief of the Hommiks. I rule by right of challenge, which means I'm the biggest, toughest, meanest son-of-a-Seska on this planet.

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-->I am Gunn Sar, chief of the Hommiks. I rule by right of challenge, which means I'm the biggest, toughest, meanest son-of-a-Seska [[UnusualEuphemism son-of-a-Seska]] on this planet.



-->'''Orac:''' The most logical thing to do is transport me to safety with all due urgency!

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-->'''Orac:''' The most logical thing to do is [[ScrewThisImOutOfHere transport me to safety with all due urgency!urgency!]]


* BreastPlate: Nina is wearing one, either to symbolise that she's SilkHidingSteel or that [[WarpThatAesop you can't burn your bra without ruining good steel]].

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* BreastPlate: Nina is wearing one, either to symbolise symbolize that she's SilkHidingSteel or that [[WarpThatAesop [[DarthWiki/WarpThatAesop you can't burn your bra without ruining good steel]].

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[[AC:Written by Ben Steed.\\
Directed by Mary Ridge.\\
Airdate: 5 October 1981.]]


While his colleagues try to get through the hanger door to ''Scorpio'' before a SelfDestructMechanism destroys Xenon Base, Avon is caught in a war between two gender-divided societies, the primitive male Hommiks and the technologically-advanced female Seska.

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While his colleagues try to get through the hanger door to ''Scorpio'' before a SelfDestructMechanism destroys Xenon Base, Avon is caught in a war between [[MulticulturalAlienPlanet two gender-divided societies, societies]], the primitive male Hommiks and the technologically-advanced female Seska.

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