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An Act of War
Let's Dance!
An Introduction to Modern Starship Armor Design

An Introduction to Modern Starship Armor Design was a book by Hegel DiLutorio, formerly of the Royal Manticoran Navy, and first published in 1906 PD.

It was basically a tech bible, detailing Manticoran warship armor design on the example of the then-state of the art Star Knight-class heavy cruiser.

Contents Edit

  • Deep Space Warfare from 1246 to the Present: A Short History of the Threat
    • Factors Affecting Performance
    • Nuclear Device Yield
    • Gravitic Lens Array Amplification
    • Lasing Material
    • Spot Size
    • Rod Jitter
    • Weapon Effects and Armor: How Does a Weapon Damage the Target?
    • Armor Function: How Does Armor Work?
    • Armor Materials
    • Boundary Materials
    • Scattering Materials
    • Structural Materials
    • Liquid Materials
    • Overall Armor System Design
  • State of the Art in Heavy Cruiser Armor: The Star Knight-class
    • Protective Features
    • General Outer Hull Armor
    • Hammerhead Armor
    • Core Armor
    • Impeller Room Belts
    • General Engineering Belts
    • Gundeck Belts
  • Conclusion

Background Edit

This tech bible is actually the fourth "short story" in the fifth Worlds of Honor anthology, "In Fire Forged".

References Edit

Main Honor Harrington series
HH1 On Basilisk Station HH9 Ashes of Victory
HH2 The Honor of the Queen HH10 War of Honor
HH3 The Short Victorious War HH11 At All Costs
HH4 Field of Dishonor HH12 Mission of Honor
HH5 Flag in Exile HH13 A Rising Thunder
HH6 Honor Among Enemies HH14 Uncompromising Honor
HH7 In Enemy Hands
HH8 Echoes of Honor
Spin off Series
Crown of Slaves Saganami Island
CS1 Crown of Slaves SI1 The Shadow of Saganami
CS2 Torch of Freedom SI2 Storm from the Shadows
CS3 Cauldron of Ghosts SI3 Shadow of Freedom
SI4 Shadow of Victory
Star Kingdom Manticore Ascendant
SK1 A Beautiful Friendship MA1 A Call to Duty
SK2 Fire Season MA2 A Call to Arms
SK3 Treecat Wars MA3 A Call to Vengeance
MA4 A Call to Insurrection
HHA1 More Than Honor HHA4 The Service of the Sword
HHA2 Worlds of Honor HHA5 In Fire Forged
HHA3 Changer of Worlds HHA6 Beginnings
Tales of Honor Comic Series
TOH1 Tales of Honor #1 TOH4 Tales of Honor #4
TOH2 Tales of Honor #2 TOH5 Tales of Honor #5
TOH3 Tales of Honor #3 TOHV1 Tales of Honor Vol 1