Yeaaah, no. That real world science ain't jiving with the space magic element. Think about how thick/dense and multi-layered a shield world is, that ain't stopping the pulse, its out of real space or nothing.TheGrimPoppet wrote:The big take aways it seems:
A) it can be detected before it is fired.
B) with Psyker powers, it could be predicted, and if there is a way to withstand it, it could be discovered and implemented in time.
C) it is stated as a frequency, but in order to travel faster than light, no medium could allow travel through it at such a speed (to my knowledge, I am not an expert)
D) it would therefore likely be a self propagating wave, similar to light.
E) with this being the case, normal substances cannot allow the wave to pass through and maintain its potency, as they would slow the wave or reflect it.
D) super-dense constructs would likely block the pulse. Most of the Imperium building materials for any thing fit that description.
Just realized how wordy that is.
When a wave hits a substance, and continues to travel through it (like sound) it alters the speed of the wave, which also alters the frequency. That's why a muffled voice through a wall sounds very different.
It can be detected by Forerunners/Gravemind before it fires and as the examples above show, its already fired even when you detect it before hand (?!?!?)
Psykers? Hmm I suppose but the Emperor is the haunchest and he and his mate Malchador couldn't predict the Horus heresy in any useful way...chances of success here? I would say low.