Re: Oberth Class – the missing link between Enterprise and Reliant
That photo raises another interesting point - the flush intake (or whatever you want to call it) that we traditionally associate with emergency plasma purge procedures going back to the TMP Enterprise
appears to run across the "deck" under the saucer. That's just... odd.
Perhaps we should consider: could the horizontal deck simply be a horizontal pylon, with no livable or workable space?
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it's not for the timid." - Q