Free of radiation or mutants?

Discussion in 'Metro: Last Light Campaign Discussion' started by Stefanke, Aug 22, 2014.

  1. Stefanke

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    Guys did you ever asked yourself why did nobody of the 40.000 ppl in the metro tryed to escape Moscow?
    maybe ther arent any mutants just radiation and open fields?
    it is strange that 40.000 ppl just stay in metro,not leaving nowhere,just killing each other untill there is nobody left.Instead of that they could try to go beyond the metro,Moscow,exploring.hmmm :(
     
  2. Komodo Saurian

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    That's the major plot point without which the series would cease to exist. Nobody would bomb Africa or the Siberian wasteland, for instance, there is nothing important there.

    Moreover, the Metro is not designed to sustain life for long. After the initial fallout, the survivors are supposed to be evacuated via tunnels to the outskirts of the city.

    In addition, the Metro was designed to deal with a limited amount of force. Realistically after a nuclear explosion above the city every tunnel and station less than 100 meters below ground would collapse. If someone was lucky enough to be on the few stations below 100 meters they should get ready for suffocation (because all the vent shafts on the surface now look like piles of molten metal) or drowning (because the pumps would not function for long and the tunnels would get flooded), whichever gets to them first.

    Basically the entire Metro series along with other works of fiction exist because of the suspension of disbelief.

    There have been a couple threads about this before. One of them can be found here.
     
  3. TotalAaron

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    I could be wrong but wasnt there a mention is 2034 that they revamped the metro systems for some reason?

    Also being on the surface is near suicide walking in a forest with nothing to take shelter in while mutant thingys are eating you still suicide