Re: FT: Nova Cannons and Wave Guns, as plasma torpedoes
From: Donald Hosford <hosford.donald@a...>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 01:21:07 -0400
Subject: Re: FT: Nova Cannons and Wave Guns, as plasma torpedoes
> Which episode was that? I will have to re-view my copy.
> Donald Hosford
> Balance of Terror. It was the introduction to the Romulans. I'm not
> the phaser fire was actually credited with having any effect. As with
> Nova, the plasma got weaker with range.
> I'm pretty certain the phaser fire was called to 'detonate' the plasma
> Even SFB's plasma torp seeking qualities aren't necessarily required.
> sense, but it's possible that the show's PSB was that, if you
> side-step one barreling down on you, you'd get nailed.
> I think it was used in only the one show, in a special modified
> craft. There must have been SOME reason they couldn't put it on the
> built cruisers.