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Lieutenant
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 73
# 6
02-08-2013, 05:18 AM
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Originally Posted by lindaleff View Post
Why would someone put weapons directly onto the engines? ()]
So they can draw power directly from said engines? Because it provides a wider firing arc? Because maybe they can design it safely enough that there's no significant drawbacks?

Just because imaginary 24th century technology seems unintuitive to you doesn't mean it's a mistake or oversight.