A building in which an energy field prevents time from passing. (Read
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|"Niven did not originate the idea of a criminal hero in suspended animation -- Kuttner had it earlier, and of course it often happened in real life history (at least in Poland) that knights who had been locked up for excessive rowdiness were released when the Cossacks were riding over the hill..."|
( 5/18/2004 8:30:21 PM )
|"another varient of this is Heinleins Door into Summer where they move forward using suspended animation technology"|
(Diceman 11/2/2005 4:13:57 AM )
|"I think jail should work the opposite way: Make the criminal endure a lifetime and then bring them out again, aged and older than everyone they knew before."|
( 7/28/2007 8:15:40 AM )
|"What a great idea - it would also slow them down a little... it's hard to outrun the police in a walker."|
(Bill Christensen 8/18/2007 4:17:57 PM )
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