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Old February 20 2014, 04:52 PM   #16
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Re: The borg and long range weapons.

killerbee256 wrote: View Post
Out right assimilating the earth would seem to be a bad idea. Better to threaten them, thus spurring them to develop new technology. Which you then assimilate from time to time. In essence farming the civilization.
I like this idea. The initial Borg incursions generated technological growth resulting in new weapons and defensive measures, perhaps only sending a single Cube to Earth every couple of years is their way of farming the Federation...
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