Comments: SF Babes Poll Quote-of-the-Month

No great surprise. Yet another one of the polls where you were obviously wrong.

McGivers was hot; I admire beautiful women who dig the superior intellect. The ability to incinerate planets is common in the sci-fi realm, but nobody on the Death Star made my lightsaber glow.

If ya know what I mean.

Posted by Gunner at May 4, 2005 11:39 PM

IIRC, McGivers (nice looking, for a redhead) was attracted to more than just the superior intellect; she was hungry for power, too, and the will to power. She was taken in by the whole Nietzschean Uebermensch eugenics ethos of Khan and his sidekicks. I didn't leave much of a light-side/dark-side choice to my readers in that particular poll...

Normally, I like "good" characters, but sometimes the villainesses just have more fun with their parts and make their characters more appealing.

Posted by JohnL at May 5, 2005 08:30 AM

OK, here is my second post for you.

Lt. Mcgivers has captured my imagination since I first saw the episode when I was about 10. I guess we share an attraction to history. Although for Lt. McGivers, it was much more... personal. I liked her because she was so much more of a developed character than Yeoman Rand. Personality wise, of course, but she did look good in the uniform. (nudge nudge, say no more)

I returned after reading your post over at the Llamabutchers. I thought I was the only fan of Rush's "Time Stand Still." Great tune.

I enjoy the site. Keep up the good work. I aprecaite your consideration of a first time poster.

Posted by Ishy at May 14, 2005 06:19 PM
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