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Starship Troopers - Drop Zone
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Published: July 13, 2013
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Starship Troopers is one of my favorite novels. Yeah, I know, it's just an excuse for Robert Heinlein to chatter on about his extreme rightwing political views. But hey...Powered Armor and evil commie bugs! I mean, that's classic Cold War Militaristic SF at its best.

And, before anyone bitches at me, I know they used drop capsules. But I've been watching Band of Brothers...so I did it this way.

Hope you like it. And if you've only seen the trilogy of movies, try to put that out of your mind and read the book. Trust me!
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mestophalesProfessional Digital Artist
Awesome!!!
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
Thanks! 
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heavy147Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
Thanks!
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heavy147Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love the armor.
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This orbital drop scene is very inspiring. Fantastic work!
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
Thanks for the very kind words!
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AMDeLand-BaldwinHobbyist Digital Artist
Cool Picture.
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
Thanks! Cute doggie avatar!
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AMDeLand-BaldwinHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you. That's Emmie my Beagle. I love her to Pieces. : )
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I have a King Charles Cav and a Shi Tzu. Feel the same way about them!

 

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AMDeLand-BaldwinHobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome. :)
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
Thanks!
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AMDeLand-BaldwinHobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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evoluzioneHobbyist General Artist
Really nice work!  I love the book too...  :)
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
It is a treasure. I think I've read that and Mote In God's Eye more than any other SF novel (with the possible exception of War of the Worlds).
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evoluzioneHobbyist General Artist
Love that one too.  I recently sent my copy of the "Mote in God's Eye" to my mother in-law with instructions to "Read this now".  :)  "Songs of a Distant Earth" is my one of re-read books.
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
You have good taste.
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Gunnut51Hobbyist Artist
Saw the first movie (and loved it), watched the cartoon, then read the novel (and despised the rest of them)
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check out uchu no senshi, bandai illegally adapted starship troopers into an anime in the late 80s and it is imo the closest thing to the book.
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Gunnut51Hobbyist Artist
Will do
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
I'm not sure why people have such a hard time getting the feel of the novel right. I mean...the Mobile Infantry...Giant Bugs...how tough is that?
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Gunnut51Hobbyist Artist
I guess they expect it to delve more into they movie instead of the movie ruining the book...
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AbaKonProfessional Writer
Or maybe they think they're smarter than one of the greatest SciFi authors in history...
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