Episode 2: Part 12
It was not previously discussed what sort of energy weapons the Tajarans had. Just that they had them, and they were green. So yes... particle beams! Which are also a potentially real thing. Of course, wikipedia also lists phasers and disruptors under particle-beam weapons. But still! They have built some real things that kinda worked.
Comments from the tagboard:
02/22/21 12:36 PM
: As for this episode, "Tennis, anyone?" comes to mind! It's a John Cleese quote! :D
02/21/21 11:45 PM
: Context correcction: "they" meaning scientists ...
02/21/21 11:43 PM
: I know masers are a thing that they have already built. The one I knew of was so big it was not really what you'd call mobile. It could, however, apparently melt through multiple materials simultaneously. That's all i remember of it. :D
Lieutenant Commander Natashia Starrat: 30 seconds to contact.
Cruisers are charging their particle beams.
Commodore Jeffrey Bannister: Do we have any weapons?
Lieutenant Zack LeRoux: Photon torpedoes are online.
Commander Dale Zurkett: Our shields are down!
At point blank range, we'll be in our own blast radius!
Jeff: Why don't we raise the shields then?
Dale: Yes! Of course! But not yet!
Dale: Wait for it...
Tajaran Cruiser Tactical: Shields?! Pull up!
Tajaran Pilot: Too late!
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