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Old November 19 2011, 03:53 PM   #3
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Re: Endless list of Treklit trivia

KingDaniel wrote: View Post
1000 years ago, a plague killed 90% of the Nausicaan population. (Double Helix #2: Vectors)
I assume the implication is supposed to be that their social infrastructure collapsed because of this? That whatever systems of government and law they had in place beforehand were replaced by lawless might-makes-right mentality, roving bands of survivors, etc? And this set the tone for what followed. Hence why an advanced spacefaring species now seems composed largely of thugs and violent gangs?
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