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From:     Eugene Shumu1insky <static@??.???.????.edu>
Date:     Fri, 22 Dec 1995 10:41:09 -0500 (EST)
Subject:  Re: Crystal shells...
Greetings all,

	I have another idea that I would like to bounce of the net.  I've
been thinking of dropping crystal spheres as a way of keeping the various
campaigns seperate.  What I propose is to make space infinite, or at least
more like the real universe.  Now, instead of wrapping realities in a
"crystal shell of unknown origin", we simply apply the old theory of
infinite parallel prime material planes.  All these planes are connected
via the phlogiton (hyperspace), which is entered through stargates, or
color pools (from 1st ed Manual of the Planes).  These portal happen
to be located at some distance from the sun (about the same distance as
a crystal sphere), and pop in and out of existance, just like real portals.
>From wildspace, these portals can appear as anything, the stargates from
Buck Rogers, the wormhole from DS9, the jumgates from B5, giant rotating
mirrors, or as different things to different people.  From the flow, all
of the gates around a system appear as a sparkling cluster, which from a
distance looks like a star, or at least a slight twinkle.  These clusters
drift over time, like spheres.

	The laws of the flow remain the same (no fire or planar travel,
without air you are preserved, etc.), while space remains infinite.  The
fact that SJ speeds are still only 0.11 times the speed of light would
keep PCs (and NPCs) from travelling to other stars in the same reality,
if that's what you'd like.

	Let me know what you guys think.


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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
Crystal shells...    Eugene Shumu1insky    22 Dec 1995 15:41:09
Re: Crystal shells...    Ken Lipka    22 Dec 1995 17:43:23
Re: Crystal shells...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    22 Dec 1995 20:23:15
Re: Crystal shells...    Eugene Shumu1insky    22 Dec 1995 21:39:15
Re: Crystal shells...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    22 Dec 1995 21:49:18
Re: Crystal shells...    Eugene Shumu1insky    22 Dec 1995 22:21:51
Re: Crystal shells...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    22 Dec 1995 22:39:02
Re: Crystal shells...    Eugene Shumu1insky    22 Dec 1995 22:58:44
Re: Crystal shells...    Jeff Goodson    22 Dec 1995 23:31:04
Re: Crystal shells...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    22 Dec 1995 23:23:02
Re: Crystal shells...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    22 Dec 1995 23:37:12
Re: Crystal shells...    Eugene Shumu1insky    28 Dec 1995 15:23:08
Re: Crystal shells...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    28 Dec 1995 20:15:20

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