Talk:Quirium Cascade Mine

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Etymology: Just as an aside, yes, I called it a q-bomb after the weapon in Leonard Wibberley's The Mouse That Roared. --Aegidian 18:25, 14 January 2006 (UTC)

Thought so :-)

Thought you might have. I've never seen the film but a friend told me about it (the Q-bomb). --Winston


I was thinking that this is essentially the same as the Molecular Disruption Device (Little Doctor) from the Enders Game series of books. Cmdr James 09:34, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

any defense?

I was just thinking that a suicidal eagle pilot could take out a behemoth if this bomb actually feeds on mass in the vicinity of the blast (not to mention the possibility of smuggling one onto a planet).

Is it made so that no explosion of your craft occurs if your shields hold? Or some sort of maximum? Maybe it would be best if it hits hyperspace capable objects only, and then only if shields get breached (even if it would breach those of a normal ship easily).

- ovvldc

There's a problem with the explanation... Stations being arguably the most massive object in the Ooniverse seem impervious to the Q-bomb effect... How could one explain that away?--Rxke 09:57, 14 March 2006 (UTC)

Stations have awesome shields, that's why -- and can block the effect. Winston 11:45, 14 March 2006 (UTC)

I put in links for the Aesbion conflict & the Wagargate scandal. Cholmondeley 17:34, 10 February 2021 (UTC)

Wagargate scandal - might this refer to the story from his Oolite saga?