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Old June 24 2013, 08:18 PM   #14
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Re: Scotty and his military comment

Ovation wrote: View Post
You can have a fleet of merchant vessels. "Fleet" is not exclusive to military collections of ships in a navy.
True. However, it was established (in the Prime universe/timeline/reality thingy, at least) that there also exists a "merchant service" which is separate from Starfleet - one which will accept personnel who have been dropped from the Academy for failing a fifth-year psycho-simulator test.
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming
that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, journal entry for 8 November 1838.
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