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Old March 14 2012, 10:19 PM   #10
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Re: How big is Starfleet in men and ships?

C.E. Evans wrote: View Post
There's no official answer, so any number drawn would be fan speculation. Starfleet has been depicted as being either very small or very large depending on the needs of a story. One story can have Starfleet fairly quickly assemble dozens if not hundreds of ships, while an earlier one will have it spread so thinly than there's only one vessel in an entire sector (usually the Enterprise).
Yeah, it's probably this. Sometimes stories would alternate between Starfleet being stretched too thin with only one ship in a sector, and antagonists fearing the wrath of Starfleet getting involved, as if they were commonplace police officers.
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