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The Forever War Setting & Symbolism

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The Taurans

The Taurans are the species against whom Earth is waging war.

United Nations Exploratory Force, UNEF

The United Nations Exploratory Force, or UNEF, is Earth's worldwide military.

Charon

Charon is the planet where Mandella and the rest of his company have their first assignment.

Stargate

Stargate is UNEF's headquarters for the war and the largest known portal planet.

The Earth's Hope

The Earth's Hope is the space cruiser that transports Mandella's company on their first combat mission.

Fighting Suit

A fighting suit is an individualized combination of weapon and shield against the elements worn by each soldier.

Acceleration Shell

An acceleration shell is a one-person cocoon that maintains life systems while traveling past a certain speed.

Miami Base

Miami Base is the UNEF base on Charon.

The Anniversary

The Anniversary is the cruiser that transports Mandella and Marygay on their second battle assignment.

Rhine Ability

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