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Old 08-06-2016, 10:48 PM
alphaboi867 is offline
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Originally Posted by CalMeacham View Post
...On the other hand, the human drama and interaction is appalling. Captain Breiteis is condescended to, and called "Bright Eyes" *. It's pretty neat that the first human into space is female, but she has to put up with this kind of abuse...
IIRC the only reason she was the 1st human in space was because she was smaller & weighed less than the male astronauts. Also didn't the President promote the male lead at the ender (after she married the couple) because naturally a husband had to outrank his wife (I guess POTUS is a widow or spinster)?
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