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Old 2011-11-30, 12:36   Link #3524
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Join Date: May 2009
Originally Posted by Tak View Post
The Unification Wars was neither World War II nor anything akin to a total war. It was frequent, but fairly limited in scale. Its not as if the world's young men & women were emptied as a result of the wars.

To suggest that they lacked qualified half-dozen adult individuals to crew Earth's one and only is a tad bit... difficult to come across.

- Tak
*shrug* That's what it said in this book when the question was asked, "Why are the bridge crew and pilots all teenagers?"

It was also backed up by dialogue in Macross Zero ("All the capable people have already died," said the grizzled old technician in episode...two, I think).
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