March 26, 2014
I've been watching Railgun S all the way through, and I just spotted a huge logic fail. Below the fold, of course.
By the time Touma fights Accelerator, Accelerator has killed more than 10,000 sisters, one per day. That's what they tell us.
10,000 days is more than 27 years. And yet we've also been told that the Level 6 Shift experiment has only been going on for a year or two. How'd they manage that?
The more expensive one is that the computer did the scheduling, and for most of the experiment, they killed about 30 a day. After the various bits of sabotage, they slowed the experiment down to one a day. Or the computer wanted to have a period with that spacing for some reason.
Posted by: PatBuckman at March 26, 2014 10:17 AM (+LcKg)
That had bugged me too, so I concluded that he couldn't have been limited to one per day, at the beginning at the very least. The first experiments were conducted in a closed indoor environment that would have taken Accelerator less than 5 minutes to kill a Misaka, so it's conceivable that they could run multiple experiments in one day. Plus, the first Misakas hadn't learned much yet from their network on fighting Accelerator, so they would be easy fodder (even though later Misakas are still relatively easy fodder.)
But still, killing 50 Misakas per day every 5 minutes would take 4 or 5 hours per day, even without allowing for experiment prep time. You'd have to do about 50 or so per day to get anywhere near 10,000 Misakas in one or two years. I don't remember if they actually said it was one Misaka per day, or if I'd just assumed that.
Posted by: wahsatchmo at March 26, 2014 10:18 AM (r4uXE)
Posted by: PatBuckman at March 26, 2014 10:27 AM (+LcKg)
Posted by: muon at March 26, 2014 07:20 PM (jFJid)
Posted by: topmaker at March 27, 2014 04:17 PM (2yZsg)
They still managed to go from 9982 to 10032 in 20ish days? There's some scheduling issues to work out, obviously.
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