Starship Troopers - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Rico is fascinated by power suits that magnify vision, hearing, strength, intelligence, firepower, and endurance while lowering vulnerability. It facilitates missions requiring less than the catastrophic destruction of a nation or planet through the kind of face-to-face combat carried on since Sargon the Great, and likely destined to continue forever. Suited up, one looks like a big steel gorilla armed with gorilla-sized weapons. Yet the famed pseudo-musculature is so finely controlled one does not have to control the suit, simply wear it. Through negative feedback and amplification, the suit matches any motion one makes and applies greater force, allowing one to jump over a house and land softly as the jets know to fire when needed. Thus, the mind is free to handle weapons and attend to what is going on around, which is the key to survival.

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