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Forum: Through the Darkness Dec 20 '14, 7:36am
Replies: 156
Views: 1,224
Posted By Powderhorn
"I'll relay the word to the Captain," the...

"I'll relay the word to the Captain," the Lieutenant answers. With a salute, he gathers the men up and return to their boat, which in turn they row to the larger vessel.

There is an interminable...
Forum: Serenity: The 'Verse Dec 20 '14, 7:24am
Replies: 53
Views: 277
Posted By Powderhorn
The gravity generators within the Samsara miss a...

The gravity generators within the Samsara miss a beat, causing a bit of a shock throughout, and then whine as they strain to keep up with the sudden G-forces that Ki Ming puts the boat under. The...
Forum: Across Faerun and Beyond Dec 20 '14, 7:14am
Replies: 46
Views: 214
Posted By Powderhorn
"I like money, first and foremost. If I can have...

"I like money, first and foremost. If I can have a laugh doing so, all the better. But the prime goal here is money," Tasra says as she walks along. "And so if O'rin here is willing to forego the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 17 '14, 5:50am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,169
Posted By Powderhorn
I wanted to point this discussion in a productive...

I wanted to point this discussion in a productive direction. In this case I meant stopping, "innocent people from being killed."

Not to interrupt the usual race to the bottom that so many threads...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 8:12pm
Replies: 63
Views: 1,169
Posted By Powderhorn
I think a better point of discussion would be how...

I think a better point of discussion would be how to prevent something like this from happening again. Is it even possible to? Are the risk of such acts innately linked with a free society?
Forum: Serenity: The 'Verse Dec 12 '14, 4:55pm
Replies: 470
Views: 2,527
Posted By Powderhorn
Three, sorry. (Details, details!)

Three, sorry. (Details, details!)
Forum: Serenity: The 'Verse Dec 12 '14, 1:38am
Replies: 53
Views: 277
Posted By Powderhorn
The Samsara gently went into atmo, the smooth...

The Samsara gently went into atmo, the smooth rise upward evidence of Ki Ming's skill behind the throttle. Before breaking atmo, the sensors can pick up on the first vehicle, which prominently bears...
Forum: Through the Darkness Dec 11 '14, 7:00pm
Replies: 1,019
Views: 6,005
Posted By Powderhorn
I understand. Was just on the receiving end of...

I understand. Was just on the receiving end of finals here, and over Christmas break I'm trying to get some work done on my thesis and do some work before one of my classes next semester to try to...
Forum: General Discussion Dec 9 '14, 5:32pm
Replies: 535
Views: 17,388
Posted By Powderhorn
I just wanted to mention that Naval Action...

I just wanted to mention that Naval Action (http://www.navalaction.com/#ageofsail), a game getting sadly no press coverage, has gone into an open alpha stage. It is, by far, the best tall-ships...
Forum: Through the Darkness Dec 6 '14, 5:37am
Replies: 156
Views: 1,224
Posted By Powderhorn
As if on cue, a boat is lowered from the vessel,...

As if on cue, a boat is lowered from the vessel, which had been bobbing at anchor a few hundred yards off shore. In it, to Aephren's practiced eye, is a Lieutenant in working clothes, and sailors in...
Forum: Serenity: The 'Verse Dec 6 '14, 5:27am
Replies: 470
Views: 2,527
Posted By Powderhorn
Just letting you all know I'm not forgetting you...

Just letting you all know I'm not forgetting you or anything :) Right now, since you all are doing actions, I'm holding off on posting. I'll get a post up once Ki Ming takes off (also, if a flight...
Forum: Across Faerun and Beyond Dec 6 '14, 5:23am
Replies: 119
Views: 878
Posted By Powderhorn
No parent should have to bury a child,...

No parent should have to bury a child, unfortunately these things are out of our hands. For those in times of trouble, you have my thoughts with you, for whatever little bit that may be worth.

In...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 4 '14, 8:23pm
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
8404 Corpsman (we're better than army medics,...

8404 Corpsman (we're better than army medics, just ask us, we'll tell you ;) ) and Paramedic (degree v. semester course :P)

Anyway, some injuries look bad, but aren't (I remember an M777 Howitzer...
Forum: Serenity: The 'Verse Nov 29 '14, 5:06pm
Replies: 470
Views: 2,527
Posted By Powderhorn
Also, in regards to if anyone has a camera, I...

Also, in regards to if anyone has a camera, I wager the shipboard sensors itself would have standard visual type stuff. IE: The ship itself is likely a camera, should you desire to use it as such.
Forum: Serenity: The 'Verse Nov 29 '14, 5:05pm
Replies: 470
Views: 2,527
Posted By Powderhorn
Ja, for the most part. Basically, if you serve...

Ja, for the most part. Basically, if you serve in the military for X amount of time, the government will pay for your college education. (I'm not sure exactly what X is, but if you do a four year...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 4:36pm
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
OK, I'm not even going to discuss this with you...

OK, I'm not even going to discuss this with you anymore. You're either not reading what I'm writing and linking, or discarding anything that goes against the beliefs you're proselytizing.
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 2:33pm
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
"Almost definitely"? What does that even mean? ...

"Almost definitely"? What does that even mean? Some "eyewitnesses", many who weren't even there, said as much? And how was he " very well may have been shot fron behind?" He wasn't. End of story.
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 12:50pm
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
Oh, that I'm not concerned with arguing. I...

Oh, that I'm not concerned with arguing. I simply wanted to enter in to this conversation to firmly fix as fact the kinematics of the shooting itself.
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 12:10pm
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
Are you saying that's significant because he was...

Are you saying that's significant because he was shot in the back? Because he wasn't. I'm not out to convince you, Tedroni, but I would like to prevent any more disinformation. Please look at the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 3:30am
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
And here is AP's story on the witness testimony: ...

And here is AP's story on the witness testimony:

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/078c82ad45ff4ec6aa1c7744dfa7df14/grand-jury-documents-rife-inconsistencies
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 2:08am
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
And yet there is not a single thing that they all...

And yet there is not a single thing that they all agree on.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/newly-released-witness-testimony-tell-us-michael-brown-shooting/
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 1:36am
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
Let me say this which may give a little more...

Let me say this which may give a little more weight to my words: My adult life has largely revolved around traumatic injuries. I went from an 8404 Corpsman with extensive training in Tactical...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 28 '14, 1:23am
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
A shot in the dorsal arm is hard to push one way...

A shot in the dorsal arm is hard to push one way or another, as the different faces of the arm present in different stages of common movements. The axis of the body doesn't present that issue.
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 27 '14, 11:53pm
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
How do you get shot in the chest from behind, or...

How do you get shot in the chest from behind, or the top of the head from behind, or the thumb -> hand from behind? The kinematics simply don't line up for that line of thinking outside an extremely...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 27 '14, 10:08pm
Replies: 461
Views: 10,280
Posted By Powderhorn
So then why look at anything other than the...

So then why look at anything other than the physical evidence? Powder burns on the hand are consistent with grabbing at a muzzle. Shotsto the chest are consistent with being shot in the front. ...
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