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Old January 27 2009, 09:24 PM   #19
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Re: If You Could Re-Imagine the Phoenix?

EliyahuQeoni wrote: View Post
Has it ever actually been established that the ring on the XCV-330 is in fact its warp drive--assuming it was a warp ship at all? I've always has the impression that it was a habitation ring, which rotated to create artificial gravity
I believe some of Jefferies' sketches on which the painting is based label them as 'space distortion drive rings' or something like that. They also detail a slightly different 'nose cose' setup and how it has hangars to the side, how the doors open, etc. But of course those are technically non-canon sketches, no matter how much personal reverence I put into his work.
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