Re: Why didnt they just beam up Reeds communicator?
^ You saw what that society was like. Very warlike and paranoid. What if the disappearance of the communicator provoked fears that the other side had developed a doomsday weapon, and thus both sides went to war and destroyed themselves?
"But here you are, in the ninth
Two men out and three men on
Nowhere to look but inside
Where we all respond to PRESSURE!" - Billy Joel