[LMB] Athosians and the Nexus

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Sun Aug 7 02:10:25 BST 2011

> From: Walter Bushell proto at panix.com
> Ethan exchanges his money on station, so that's not a problem. OTOH, one would have to be rich apparently as Athosian money is apparently not worth a lot. With that degree of isolation arranging a job abroad would be difficult and there is not much information about the economy (or anything else) about the rest of the Nexus. A degree of censorship where pictures of women are not available except for UR docs at very high levels indicates that almost nothing is known. Now there is a niche for people working there way around the Nexus at casual labor, but Athosians would not know about it. 

But there's also the forbidden fruit aspect - generally
if people are told that there's ONE thing they can't do
or have, that's exactly what they want (Hello Eve, fancy
an apple?)

Still waiting for that interesting day when those telepaths
hit the nexus, or a ship does a forced emergency landing
there. Or some place like Cetaganda or Jackson's Whole 
thinks that Athos would be an easy target. Just to see what


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