[LMB] RE: Betan Military

Louann Miller louann_m at yahoo.com
Wed, 26 Dec 2001 10:11:11 -0600

At 06:45 PM 12/25/2001 -0800, Pouncer wrote:

>Yeah, Cordelia's POV and the longshot taking the
>loving cup --  the question is: what was the planned
>mission for a body nicknamed "the thin blue line"?
>Still sounds like the intent was to create a border,
>frontier, or barricade where one had not existed before.
>That all assumes that the Beta Colony Holovid industry
>cares to market their products with historically
>meaningful titles.

I assumed it was a Kipling reference, from the poem Tommy Atkins
(quote approx)

It's Tommy this, and Tommy that, and "chuck 'im out, the brute!"
but it's "thin red line of heroes" when the guns begin to shoot.


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