Greg Cox wrote:
Nerys Ghemor wrote:
I'm curious about something, Greg...you mentioned the schematics Snoolicoob sent over were as detailed as Federation ones. Is it that the Pakleds can read at a higher level than their speech, or is it that they're pure visual processors and are drawing it all from the pictures and videos?
I guess my idea was that they processed the information on a non-verbal level. The math and numbers and diagrams were detailed and comprehensive; they just had trouble expressing themselves verbally.
(And, yeah, writing Pakled technobabble was a challenge. You try describing a warp core breach with a Pakled vocabulary!)
Ahh, so it's not even the words in the diagram, but the numbers and images? Very interesting, that!
Now I really have to know...do you think their evolution was entirely natural? Or would you suspect interference?
I have my own theories on all of this, but I'm curious to know yours.
(Good grief, but I am inordinately curious! Considering that nobody else ever bothered to revisit that episode, whereas the other races have had TONS of authors, you're the only one for them.)