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Old May 28 2008, 04:47 AM   #986
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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wait, the Firenze? There's a ship named for a centaur in HARRY POTTER?!
Seems to me that there really ought to be a starship out there named the USS Rowling. She's done more to advance literature in the last ten years than anyone.
Though starships don't tend to be named for those who advance literature. The Bradbury and the Asimov are the only author-named ships that spring immediately to mind.
"Because it's Starfleet and they'll name a ship after any damn thing." -- Nan Bacco, A Time for War, A Time for Peace
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