Oh, what the hell. Next chapter.
I think it would be good if you mentioned the Japanese design aesthetic that Bill George said he used when designing the Excelsior class.
Additionally, the intermix chamber was moved to a vertical orientation
Wouldn't it be more meaningful to say that the matter and anti-matter injectors were arranged vertically? (I consider the intermix chamber
to be the actual reaction chamber, whose orientation is more or less irrelevant.)