View Single Post
Old July 9 2013, 03:02 PM   #160
Fleet Captain
BK613's Avatar
Location: BK613
Re: Let's Discuss the Romulan Bird of Prey!

The outposts were constructed on asteroids but nothing say that the asteroids are in the same system. A series of star systems along the NZ, each with an outpost in it, for example. Which also provides an good explanation for the comet encountered if Outpost 4 was on the opposite side of its star when the BoP attacked. Passing through the inner system on the way home would allow it to encounter a comet with tail..

Why asteroids? Hanson's outpost was a mile under the surface; presumably as a deterrent for the primitive atomic weapons in use when it was established.

As for the size of Romulan space? Well, it does have to be large enough for an uncharted M-class planet, three hours from the NZ at some warp speed, to go unnoticed until some space hippies travel there.
"The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place." - G. B. Shaw
"Haters gonna hate. Gushers gonna gush. Pity those in-between that simply wish to discuss." - Me.
BK613 is offline   Reply With Quote