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Old 01-30-2017, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
Speaking of Death Stars, the Starkiller Base from Ep. 7 has a big advantage over the original, in that it can fire through hyperspace, meaning that you don't have to bring it to the target. But it still needs to be hyper-capable, because each shot uses up a star, and so you need to bring it to a new star every time you fire it.
Yeah, I was thinking about that. There's a lot of stars in the galaxy but they're not exactly conveniently placed by one another. And sometimes the closest star is going to be one you want to still be around later. That's a lot of shuffling around for bullets.