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Questions tagged [armada]

Armada is a science fiction novel by Ernest Cline, published in 2015.

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Did Obi-Wan ever lie to Luke? [duplicate]

In Ernest Cline's book 'Armada', the protagonist calls Obi-Wan a 'bold faced liar', referencing Obi-Wan's time on Tatooine watching over Luke as he grew up, and the training that Obi-Wan provided Luke ...
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Why is the TAC-TRANSPNDR so important?

What is so important about the TAC-TRANSPNDR Zach's dad pulls out of the manned Interceptor's hulls? He says it is important, but shows no reason why. Why is it so important if he has to rip apart the ...
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Niagara Falls joke?

"Really" Cruz said, laughing. "Is she from Canada? The Niagara Falls area, perhaps?" I am sure there is some subtext here. But I have no idea what I am missing.
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In Ernest Cline's Armada, why didn't they use communication relays?

In the book, which obviously raises the question Was there a clue given in the story on why this idea was not considered? Update: OK, based on phantom42's answer below, I want to clarify a few ...