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Old August 19th 07, 01:41   #23
Jade Jaguar
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Re: EpDis: A Distant Star

Originally Posted by Chilli View Post
Two big beefs with this one.

*) The Cortez. Okay. They named a ship after Hernándo Cortez. What are its sister ships, the Hitler and the Genghis Khan?
I'm with you on that one. Problem is, most of the "explorers" in those times were pretty much as bad. They could have named the ship the Humbolt, but few would know who that was.
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