Very small (corpuscle-sized) devices that can enter the blood stream and destroy an enemy from within. (Read
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|"that is cool"|
( 5/14/2004 10:24:03 AM )
|"I can't find any thing i need on this website."|
(kyana clarke 3/29/2005 5:40:14 PM )
|"sadly it seem like the most possible thing in the whole book..."|
( 5/14/2006 6:56:01 AM )
|"So they're miniaturized centrifuges that throw out nanosized shot? Very nasty... like a shotgun shell fired from inside your body..."|
(MrDakka 11/30/2011 1:24:21 AM )
|"One hopes that this sfnal idea will remain unrealized."|
(Bill Christensen 11/30/2011 5:07:19 AM )
|"the term 'cookie cutter' is explained later in the novel - something about how there is a sort of geometric pattern from the different trails through tissue, and the overlapping shockwaves as the particles slow back down under the speed of sound. I'm not describing it well, but the end result is it looks like you just suddenly got an invisible cookie cutter cored through your skin simultaneously in a number of places.
(Anon- 12/1/2011 12:56:54 PM )
|"Thanks! I'll try to go back into the novel to figure it out."|
(Bill Christensen 12/1/2011 5:04:07 PM )
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