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From:     Deviant <deviant@????????.??.ca>
Date:     Fri, 28 Jun 1996 11:48:27 -0700
Subject:  Re: Introducing myself
Steven R. Martindale wrote:
>
> >>>Say, can someone tell me where that was specified?
> >>>
> >>>I keep hearing people say "Athas is a closed sphere", but none of my books
> >>say that (Though admittedly I have few of the DS sources, and only about
> >>half of what came out for SJ).
> >
> >It says so in The Complete Spacefarers Handbook.
>
> Nope: "...not on the spacelanes where Realmspace, Krynnspace and Greyspace
> can be found. ... Whether it is unreachable or merely so far...any journey
> would take lifetimes is unknown ."  And then goes onto say Spelljamming is
> unknown to the common inhabitents on Athas, though it might be a secret
> locked in some Sourceror King's library.  (TCSH: page 13)

That was why I said it was off the normal routes of travel.

>
> Personally I prefer the "Extremely Distant" approach.  (One could take the
> Rifts view that there is some activity in space, but (Because they've
> squandered the limited resources in the rest of the sphere and nearby
> spheres just as much as on Athas) the spaceborn keep a close eye on the
> planet, ready to strike hard at anyone or anything that might be so foolish
> as to try and reach orbit...)

Unless you have Khelben Blackstaff in that spelljammer of yours, I don't think that
you could strike hard at the combined resources of a Dragon King. That would require a
hell of a lot of muscle, and if you're off the normal spacelanes, that muscle will
difficult to muster, and nearly impossible to maintain.


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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    24 Jun 1996 23:55:21
Re: Introducing myself    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    25 Jun 1996 04:00:22
Re: Introducing myself    Eugene Shumu1insky    25 Jun 1996 13:25:22
Re: Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    25 Jun 1996 18:29:05
Re: Introducing myself    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    25 Jun 1996 18:39:35
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    25 Jun 1996 17:58:24
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    25 Jun 1996 18:00:30
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    25 Jun 1996 18:06:45
Re: Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    25 Jun 1996 19:33:52
Re: Introducing myself    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    25 Jun 1996 19:50:35
Re: Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    25 Jun 1996 19:58:43
Re: Introducing myself    Eugene Shumu1insky    25 Jun 1996 20:04:13
Re: Introducing myself    Paul Westermeyer    26 Jun 1996 02:42:49
Re: Introducing myself    Paul Westermeyer    26 Jun 1996 02:42:52
Re: Introducing myself    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    26 Jun 1996 03:46:14
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    26 Jun 1996 12:53:46
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    26 Jun 1996 12:55:26
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    26 Jun 1996 12:57:39
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    26 Jun 1996 12:58:19
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    26 Jun 1996 12:56:37
Re: Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    26 Jun 1996 16:58:02
Re: Introducing myself    Eugene Shumu1insky    26 Jun 1996 17:06:13
Re: Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    26 Jun 1996 17:10:46
Re: Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    26 Jun 1996 17:12:10
Re: Introducing myself    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    26 Jun 1996 18:38:39
Re: Introducing myself    Daniel Boese    26 Jun 1996 18:50:15
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    27 Jun 1996 00:08:53
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    27 Jun 1996 00:11:16
Re: Introducing myself    Steven R. Martindale    27 Jun 1996 07:28:09
Re: Introducing myself    Eugene Shumu1insky    27 Jun 1996 14:39:47
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    27 Jun 1996 15:05:29
Re: Introducing myself    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    27 Jun 1996 21:23:37
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    27 Jun 1996 23:40:16
Re: Introducing myself    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    27 Jun 1996 22:34:48
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    28 Jun 1996 02:01:26
Re: Introducing myself    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    28 Jun 1996 00:38:08
Re: Introducing myself    Steven R. Martindale    28 Jun 1996 03:18:21
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    28 Jun 1996 18:25:58
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    28 Jun 1996 18:48:27
Re: Introducing myself    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    28 Jun 1996 20:35:48
Re: Introducing myself    Steven R. Martindale    28 Jun 1996 21:22:44
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    29 Jun 1996 11:52:02
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    29 Jun 1996 11:54:18
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 22:19:50
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 22:25:13
Re: Introducing myself    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    29 Jun 1996 23:35:34
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 22:34:58
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 22:48:06
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    30 Jun 1996 01:48:57
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 22:49:49
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 23:01:56
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 23:04:23
Re: Introducing myself    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    30 Jun 1996 00:28:06
Re: Introducing myself    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    30 Jun 1996 00:37:43
Re: Introducing myself    Steven R. Martindale    30 Jun 1996 02:23:01
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    30 Jun 1996 01:23:45
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    30 Jun 1996 07:02:08
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    30 Jun 1996 07:13:56
Re: Introducing myself    Deviant    30 Jun 1996 07:18:21
Re: Introducing myself    James Perry    30 Jun 1996 19:54:04

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