[LMB] It's a triple of birthdays!

Luke Bretscher rocketman0739 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 3 03:57:12 BST 2019


On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 10:29 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Three times the fun!
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> Today we celebrate the birthdays of Jeff Shultz, Franz Tomasek and Luke Bretscher!
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> Normally I'd do three separate posts, but then I thought... wow, three!
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> So of course, there's just one thing to do.
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> Yes, you'll each be given a ship to command, sleek couriers designed for speed. Not
> comfort, true, but definitely speed.
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> And you'll be commanding those vessels for the inaugural Beta-Barrayar race.
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> Now, just going really really fast isn't the challenge. Along the way there's mercenary
> fleets (we don't call them pirates), there's the odd Cetagandan fleet just floating
> around innocently, there's slow trade scows and glittering liners, Komarran trade
> fleets and Barrayaran military vessels like prowling sharks.
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> You'll have to thread your way through it all, racing each other and avoiding the
> pitfalls of space travel.
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> And waiting for you on Barrayar is an epic birthday celebration; a huge banquet,
> music, fun and fireworks.   First one home gets to cut the cake!
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> Have a wonderful birthday!

That sounds amazing! Is there a prize for cutting the cake with a
plasma arc on low power and ending up with enough left unvaporized to
eat?

Luke


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