From: Damien Broderick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 17 2002 - 18:14:15 MST
At 04:02 PM 2/17/02 EST, Spudboy wrote:
>Perhaps 150 years after
>the launch of the good ship Procreation, the Ramship, Excelsior, bypasses
>generation-ship by some 250,000 kilometers per second. By the time, the
>Procreation enters the Target solar system, the bots and their human
>companions, stage a welcoming celebration for the astonished new arrivals.
>Far fetched, but not so far fetched.
`Far Centaurus', actually. A. E. van Vogt, 1944. (Well, his slowcoach
wasn't a generation-ship, but same shock ending.)
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