[LMB] What planet or universe could I live in.
proto at panix.com
Wed Apr 4 12:45:13 BST 2018
> On Mar 15, 2018, at 11:35 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>> On Mar 15, 2018, at 9:27 PM, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
>> So I’ve been dropped into a fictional universe on a fictional planet, of course that likely means I am totally mad but given Heinlein’s continua craft it’s barely permissible for speculation, where could I survive.
>> Since I’m nearly seventy and have no skills that would transfer, 5GU and WGW wouldn’t work. In fact any fantasy universe is probably unsurvivable.
>> In the nexus, I could probably live on old Earth or beta Colony. Maybe on Barrayar, Sergeyar, or Komarr with charity and direct authorial interference by herself.
>> Boondock or other Heinleinian planets, probably not. Maybe on Williamson’s New Caledonia bot not on either Earth or Grainne.
> I’ve seen people talk about how rich they would be if dropped in the past. Well, they need to *start* by having something to trade for money even to get rich in their country a century ago. It would be hard. And communication gets hard.
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You want to be dropped in a world or area with a gunpowder monopoly knowing how to make gunpowder and a good
knowledge of military tactics and strategy including logistics.
With luck this worked for Calvin aka Lord Kalvin.
Dralm bless Lord Kalvin.
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