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Da'an June 25 2009 09:42 PM

"Mirror Universe" Borg
 
There should be some.

They can be like a galactic "think tank" and becoming a Borg would be like training to being joined to a Symbiont on Trill, where the honor of becoming Borg is a very special privilege reserved only for those who prove they would have something to offer the collective.

That way, the Borg can be as powerful as logic suggests they really should be given the technology and applications of that technology that is canon in the Star Trek universe, (continuity has a lot to answer for) but to make them not be generic "deus ex machina" aliens (which they probably could be) they would have no interest in dealing with societies as primitive as the Alpha Quadrant races. The Prime Directive works both ways.

There may even be some Voth Borg.

Gary7 June 25 2009 09:53 PM

Re: "Mirror Universe" Borg
 
I could see that... "Good Borg"... they assimilate voluntarily, fix all your social problems, and supply you with an endless stream of "happiness" serum. :lol:

Da'an June 25 2009 10:04 PM

Re: "Mirror Universe" Borg
 
Instead of being "assimilated by" the collective, people are "integrated into" the collective, which is why they have to be so discerning as to who becomes Borg.

If you had a collective of the Hawkings, Einsteins, Newtons, Darwins, etc. then you wont want the Paris Hiltons of the galaxy in your collective dragging you down.

Islander June 25 2009 10:09 PM

Re: "Mirror Universe" Borg
 
The mirror universe Borgs run on Vista... 'noug said.

Sci June 25 2009 10:30 PM

Re: "Mirror Universe" Borg
 
The Mirror Universe Borg appear in the Mirror Universe novel sdroW htoB fo tsroW ehT by Greg Cox in the volume Glass Empires (2007). Like the other Mirror Universe species, there's no major difference between the the MU Borg and RU Borg -- except that Mirror Universe Borg are ruled by the Borg King instead of the Borg Queen, and their ships are diamond-shaped rather than cube-shaped.

NIUPonyBoy June 25 2009 10:30 PM

Re: "Mirror Universe" Borg
 
Quote:

Gary7 wrote: (Post 3123642)
I could see that... "Good Borg"... they assimilate voluntarily, fix all your social problems, and supply you with an endless stream of "happiness" serum. :lol:

So what you're saying is that Obama is a mirror universe Borg thinking he is doing good but actually is not?

Anthony Sabre June 26 2009 05:35 AM

Re: "Mirror Universe" Borg
 
I'd like to see the mirror Borg as being either xenophobic or being on the verge of extinction.

Kaziarl June 26 2009 05:58 AM

Re: "Mirror Universe" Borg
 
Quote:

Gary7 wrote: (Post 3123642)
I could see that... "Good Borg"... they assimilate voluntarily, fix all your social problems, and supply you with an endless stream of "happiness" serum. :lol:

Sounds like it could be an Outer Limits episode


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