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Old September 28 2012, 05:15 AM   #54
Set Harth
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Re: How did the Nero, his crew and ship escape Rura Penthe?

Timo wrote:
(Indeed, one would assume that a prison that is also a mine would be founded at a location of opportunity, the prisoners secretly digging out somebody else's property at minimal cost...)
This does not imply that a prison that is also a mine would be more likely to be in enemy territory. Arguably the opposite is true. The minimal cost thing is true regardless of location. And where are we told that the prison planet referred to in STXI is also a mine?

Timo wrote:
But the Starfleet radio voice was worried about Robau being close to Klingons for some reason.
Like the script says, because they were close to the KNZ.

Timo wrote:
Perhaps the badass skipper was indeed trespassing in the name of science?
Then why was the Klingon suggestion shot down? And that would still be the wrong Neutral Zone.
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