Thread: TOS Nacelles
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Old October 4 2011, 08:05 PM   #119
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Re: TOS Nacelles

Timo wrote: View Post
It's possible that the TOS ship features an "afterburner" of sorts - that annihilation happens in the "That Which Survives" location, but that one gets extra oomph by channeling some antimatter directly into the warp coil system. There seems to be a distinct lack of situations where the warp nacelles would threaten to explode and would have to be jettisoned for that reason; this rather speaks against the continuous presence of antimatter in the nacelles.
Now, that idea, I like.
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