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    Silly Alister

    So in Krell Canyon when Alister is talking about his mistake he starts talking about how "the inventor" had technology "Light years beyond what we were using..." Isn't a light year a measurement of distance?

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    A light year is measurement of distance, but light years can refer to an amount of time or progress.

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    Figure of speech, of course!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kollega View Post
    It's definitely a figure of speech, a space-y alternative to "miles beyond" that's in common use today.
    That's a very good comparison, never thought about it that way!


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    He should have just said "eons".
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