Originally Posted by Renegade Puma
Wow Mach, these last three chapters left me breathless! I can't wait to see how you resolve this mess. The beam cutters remind me of lightsabers, any significance? Keep up the great work.
Actually there is not. The short beams use a monomolecular thread. I see them as the forerunner of vibroblades, which use a narrow blade and vibration.
The problem with a weapon like this is if the magnetic field failed, you'd have a whip of thread that cuts everything.