Thread: "Duty Calls"
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Old Sep 22 2005, 08:52 AM   #2
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This story does include both a Hrruban and a Brain and Brawn ship, making it seem to be part of those series, and that those series are in the same universe, but I would argue that this story is in a weird parallel universe.

In the Doona universe, human society is pacisfist almost to a fault due to a prior encounter with an alien race that ended with that race suiciding. Hrubbans also seem to want to avoid war with an alien species at all costs. And yet in "Duty Calls" a rather nasty war is being waged against an alien species. To me this just doesn't fit in with the Doona universe (nor with the Brainship universe either).
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