Re: [barsoom] Barsoom Question: How strong are Earthmen on Mars?
- In a message dated 3/1/04 2:16:56 PM, Bailywolf@... writes:
> Is there ever any kind of explicit indication on just how powerful anB --
> earth-born human becomes when transported to Barsoom, or is John
> Carter's physical magnification more a matter of his own unique
> makeup (and ERB's dramatic needs)? Or are his physical powers
> narrowly focused? For example, he has awesome leaping abilities...
> but can he lift and carry more weight than normal, and if so, how
> What other advantages does an Earthman enjoy on ERB's Mars?
Martian gravity is given as somewhere between one-third and two-fifths of
Earth's. Invert the fractions. Thus on Mars John Carter would be somewhere
between two and a half and three times as strong as the average Martian in good
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