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Old January 28 2014, 05:19 PM   #3
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Re: In-Universe Explanation for TOS Retro Tech

DonIago wrote: View Post
Non-canonically, I believe the Romulan War novels explain that the onboard technology was regressed to harden it against a telecapture system that the Romulans had been using against Earth vessels.
I don't think an explanation is really necessary and would be completely unsatisfying anyway. Sometimes it's more fun for the man behind the curtain to remain behind the curtain.
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