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Old April 1 2014, 10:09 PM   #25
Robert Comsol
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Re: automated ships a good or bad idea?

Timo wrote: View Post
Open display of personal weapons might be purely symbolic, too. Other "alternative timelines" do it a lot...
Agreed, but I found this piece of dialogue from "Yesterday's Enterprise" interesting:

KLINGON [OC]: Federation ship Enterprise. Surrender and prepare to be boarded.
PICARD: That will be the day.

Considering the ship was about to have a warp core breach, I found these Klingons rather bold, but apparently their goal was not to destroy ships (like in a "total war") but to capture these.

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