Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION
I see no reason to add this particular idea to the fiction, especially when it clashes with the insignia design. It's a poor fit
Poor fit? Really?
It's exactly the same method they used in TNG. Solid pips and hollow pips. Same story here. A 'hollow pip' in ENT's time frame would simply be a hollow square. There's nothing awkward about that. It wouldn't clash with anything.
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