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September 15 2012, 05:05 AM   #355
Violet.Phoenix
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Re: VOY: The Eternal Tide by Kirsten Beyer Review Thread (Spoilers!)

Christopher wrote:

 Violet.Phoenix wrote: I think of it like this: a) half from each parent (let x represent the Q's power): 1/2x + 1/2x = x So q ends up with the same amount of power as each of his parents. b) full potential of each parent: x + x = 2x But in this case he would have twice his parents' power.
Why not x * x = x^2? Or... dare I say it... Q Squared?
I honestly can't think of a reason why not (like I said, I'm no geneticist), but when I was thinking of the addition, I was thinking of combining parts into a new whole. I do think that the x*x = x^2 also works as that still gives a new result from a combination. Although, perhaps I should change my variable from x to Q
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