RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 142,309
Posts: 5,554,218
Members: 25,273
Currently online: 615
Newest member: fryguy81

TrekToday headlines

Ortiz Art Mugs
By: T'Bonz on Jan 28

Ingham Passes
By: T'Bonz on Jan 28

Star Trek Online Celebrates Five Years
By: T'Bonz on Jan 27

WizKids/Star Trek Online Caption Contest
By: T'Bonz on Jan 26

No Quinto In Heroes Reborn
By: T'Bonz on Jan 26

Pine Responds To Pegg Writer Announcement
By: T'Bonz on Jan 26

Retro Review: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges
By: Michelle on Jan 24

Urban in Aquaman?
By: T'Bonz on Jan 23

Pegg Co-writing Star Trek 3
By: T'Bonz on Jan 22

Stewart Narrated NASA Documentary
By: T'Bonz on Jan 21


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > Science Fiction & Fantasy

Science Fiction & Fantasy All your nerd stuff goes here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 19 2008, 01:12 PM   #106
Forbin
Admiral
 
Forbin's Avatar
 
Location: I said out, dammit!
Re: End of Shadow War = Lame

So, the Shadows are the Democrats, eh? Deceitful, vicious, hiding behind the scenes, setting people against one another, surgically altering peoples' minds to be compliant agaents of chaos or obedient tools to run their machines...

Yeah, I can see it.



(now cue angry Dem response with Vorlon traits - and...begin!)

Forbin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 19 2008, 01:28 PM   #107
Jan
Commodore
 
Jan's Avatar
 
Location: ...is insane. --JMS
Re: End of Shadow War = Lame

Forbin wrote: View Post
(now cue angry Dem response with Vorlon traits - and...begin!)
I've got a Better Idea. Let's...oh, I dunno...talk about Babylon 5 instead.

Babylon 5 trivia for stuff that never was: The original name for the Shadows was the Shadowmen. Kinda Saturday morning cartoon-ish, I think. And in the original draft of "The Gathering", Kosh had a mate named Velana.

Jan
Jan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 19 2008, 01:47 PM   #108
Neroon
Mod of balance
 
Neroon's Avatar
 
Location: On my ship the Rocinante
Re: End of Shadow War = Lame

Jan wrote: View Post
I've got a Better Idea. Let's...oh, I dunno...talk about Babylon 5 instead.
He's just having a bit o' evil fun. After all, we knwo the Shadows are really Libertarians.

Babylon 5 trivia for stuff that never was: The original name for the Shadows was the Shadowmen. Kinda Saturday morning cartoon-ish, I think.
No kidding. "Shadows" is much more effective and dramatic. Okay, so I jsut watched "Z'ha'dum" again last night.

And in the original draft of "The Gathering", Kosh had a mate named Velana.
Was her last name Torres?
__________________
"The greatest tales are always over far too soon for those who truly appreciate them."
- Jef Murray
Neroon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 19 2008, 02:00 PM   #109
Jan
Commodore
 
Jan's Avatar
 
Location: ...is insane. --JMS
Re: End of Shadow War = Lame

Neroon wrote: View Post
Jan wrote: View Post
And in the original draft of "The Gathering", Kosh had a mate named Velana.
Was her last name Torres?
<music chime>"Last names...are irrelevant"</music chime>

More trivia that never was: Vir's original name was Virell (they have six, you know...).

Jan
Jan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 19 2008, 02:43 PM   #110
Starfleet Engineer
Vice Admiral
 
Starfleet Engineer's Avatar
 
Location: 2814
Re: End of Shadow War = Lame

Forbin wrote: View Post
So, the Shadows are the Democrats, eh? Deceitful, vicious, hiding behind the scenes, setting people against one another, surgically altering peoples' minds to be compliant agaents of chaos or obedient tools to run their machines...

Yeah, I can see it.



(now cue angry Dem response with Vorlon traits - and...begin!)

I wasn't attempting to make a political statement. I was listing the public perceptions of the two political groups and how they matched up with how the Vorlons and Shadows were described in the series. That's all.
Starfleet Engineer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
babylon 5

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.