Talk:The McCarthy trials

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"The trials apparenty became quite famous, and had, by 2367, become assumed knowledge due to their being part of the standard Terran school curriculum." Where is it said that the trials become part of the school curriculum? - TopAce 12:52, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

  • The Briefing of the first 242nd Suicide Kings training mission:
"The GTA formed the Suicide Kings in the Great War, when the old Valkyrie fighter went into service after the Shivan attack on Ross 128. The 242nd was stationed on the Galatea back then, and our first mission was the capture of Lieutenant Alexander McCarthy. We all studied the McCarthy trials in school, pilot. We're a part of history here, though the Galatea is long gone and the Valkyrie has since been retired." - Snail 15:20, 15 November 2009 (UTC)
    • Okay. - TopAce 15:31, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

The referred to "school" can, of course, be pretty much any school; a college of law, a military or navy academy, a high school, a university, a specialized institute, et cetera, et cetera; the possibilities for conjecture are literally endless. Also keep in mind the person being quoted is military/navy talking to a fellow military/navy, thus automatically making the frame of reference different from civilian references. While I certainly understand the conjecture and why it is being proposed, the fact is there is too little information presented in the FreeSpace canon for it to be a valid inference. I challenge the conjecture and propose its' removal from the article. I will proceed from the assumption Snail will oppose such a measure vehemently, and so the very least I will accept is a rewording of the sentence, in order to make it more ambiguous. --Selectah 13:08, 27 June 2011 (UTC)