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Old April 28 2010, 01:40 AM   #13
Nerys Myk
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Re: Question Regarding the Bird of Prey

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Since the term was never used in TOS to describe the Romulan ship ( only its markings) calling the Klingon ship in TSFS is not 100 percent wrong or inconsistant.
Nor is the concept that no one on the bridge of the Enterprise ever took a dump because everyone in the future has their anus sewn shit. But we really should interpret TOS in the light of the intention of the writers, not twist, spindle and mutilate it to be consistent with later writings.
The intent of the writers is that Romulan ships have birds painted on them. Not that the ship is called a Bird of Prey.
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