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earth [2011/06/18 22:45]
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earth [2011/06/19 06:00] (current)
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 Anybody venturing into Earth'​s atmosphere risks being attacked by nanoconstructs or native flora or fauna -- and worse, risks bringing the mutated descendants of biowarfare agents such as anthrax, tularemia, botulinum, etc. . . back to Luna, or Mars, or the other inhabited colonies of our space. ​ For this reason, Earth remains under strict quarantine. ​ To go there, or to bring back any artifacts from Earth, is strictly [[verboten tech|prohibited]]. Anybody venturing into Earth'​s atmosphere risks being attacked by nanoconstructs or native flora or fauna -- and worse, risks bringing the mutated descendants of biowarfare agents such as anthrax, tularemia, botulinum, etc. . . back to Luna, or Mars, or the other inhabited colonies of our space. ​ For this reason, Earth remains under strict quarantine. ​ To go there, or to bring back any artifacts from Earth, is strictly [[verboten tech|prohibited]].
  
-Nonetheless,​ a few daring -- or desperate -- lawbreakers occasionally venture to Earth, attempting to salvage some of its legendary treasures or technology. ​ The vast majority of these are stopped by the Earth Sector Quaratine Contingent, ​former branch ​of the [[Space Defense Force]] ​now funded and operated by personnel from multiple worlds across recom space +Nonetheless,​ a few daring -- or desperate -- lawbreakers occasionally venture to Earth, attempting to salvage some of its legendary treasures or technology. ​ The vast majority of these are stopped by a contingent ​of spacecraft from the [[Space Defense Force]] ​permanently stationed in Earth orbit.
    
-Earth orbit is huge, and while it may be difficult to catch offenders on a landing approach, outbound traffic from Earth, forced to maneuver against Earth'​s gravity well AND the quarantine force, faces two choices: surrender, quarantine, and extensive medical testing, followed by the possibility of imprisonment;​ or death. 
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