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Pearls of Weber

A collection of posts by David Weber containing background information for his stories, collected and generously made available Joe Buckley.

Drive field requirement for warp transit

  • Series: Starfire
  • Date: October 22, 2002

They don't need a magic drive to make transit; they need a sufficiently powerful drive field to survive making transit. There's a difference. You can put anything you want through a warp point; it's just that it tends to come out rather finely subdivided on the other side if the drive field hiccups during the process.