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View Poll Results: Rate To Brave the Storm.
Outstanding 8 11.11%
Above Average 24 33.33%
Average 26 36.11%
Below Average 9 12.50%
Poor 5 6.94%
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Old November 22 2011, 03:55 AM   #121
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Re: Enterprise: The Romulan War: To Brave the Storm review thread

^ I haven't read this latest novel, but as of the end of the last one:

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Old November 22 2011, 04:19 AM   #122
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How many of their NX Class ships does Starfleet actually lose by the end of the war?
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Old November 22 2011, 05:54 AM   #123
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Something that is bugging me about the NXes:

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Old November 22 2011, 09:08 AM   #124
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4 - Atlantis, Columbia, Discovery and Endeavour IIRC...
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Old November 22 2011, 11:05 AM   #125
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How many of their NX Class ships does Starfleet actually lose by the end of the war?
The NX-07 Intrepid features heavily in "Indistinguishable From Magic", set partly in 2262.
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Old November 23 2011, 12:53 AM   #126
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How many of their NX Class ships does Starfleet actually lose by the end of the war?
The NX-07 Intrepid features heavily in "Indistinguishable From Magic", set partly in 2262.
Yeah, I was familiar with Intrepid (and happy that that the class didn't become a casualty of the war)... I presumed that it was constructed after the war though, since they halted NX production after Endeavour, and (as evidenced by the existence of Intrepid) that production resumed after the war.
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Old November 23 2011, 04:43 AM   #127
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Wasn't it mentioned in a book that there were 13 NX-class ships constructed?
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Old November 23 2011, 05:04 AM   #128
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Wasn't it mentioned in a book that there were 13 NX-class ships constructed?
Picard says in "Indistinguishable from Magic" that "fifteen or sixteen" were constructed before the class was finally retired.
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Old November 23 2011, 06:24 PM   #129
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Something that is bugging me about the NXes:

Well, lets face it - the ship wasn't good for much after that was it ?

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Old November 23 2011, 08:25 PM   #130
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Perhaps a good question might be why the NX-01 was not repaired and redesignated as a UPF Starfleet ship?
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So yup, Intrepid onwards marks a new life for the class, but the first 6, not so much.
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Old November 26 2011, 04:01 AM   #132
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My opening thoughts are what is with the page format? I compared it it to Vanguard's newest entry and the indents on the new Enterprise book are significantly larger. That is an very annoying tactic, the publisher did the same thing to the book, Inception.
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Old December 2 2011, 04:46 AM   #133
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Finally got my hands on a copy. Skimmed through the highlights. Seemed like an enjoyable book that could have been better had it been longer, or had there been another book.

My only other thought, being the poli-sci geek I am:

Why did the Special Representative of the Confederated Martian Colonies, a sovereign and independent state, sign the Federation Charter when the CMC was not one of the founding Federation Members?

The only thing I can think is that he signed as a non-signatory witness or something.
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Old December 2 2011, 02:32 PM   #134
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Finally got my hands on a copy. Skimmed through the highlights. Seemed like an enjoyable book that could have been better had it been longer, or had there been another book.

My only other thought, being the poli-sci geek I am:

Why did the Special Representative of the Confederated Martian Colonies, a sovereign and independent state, sign the Federation Charter when the CMC was not one of the founding Federation Members?

The only thing I can think is that he signed as a non-signatory witness or something.
They probably witnessed the document and thereby were granted some protectorate status with representation on the Council but not necessarily any voting on Federation matters.
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Finally got my hands on a copy. Skimmed through the highlights. Seemed like an enjoyable book that could have been better had it been longer, or had there been another book.

My only other thought, being the poli-sci geek I am:

Why did the Special Representative of the Confederated Martian Colonies, a sovereign and independent state, sign the Federation Charter when the CMC was not one of the founding Federation Members?

The only thing I can think is that he signed as a non-signatory witness or something.
They probably witnessed the document and thereby were granted some protectorate status with representation on the Council but not necessarily any voting on Federation matters.
That's basically colonial status, like what Puerto Rico has with the U.S. I'd certainly hope the Federation doesn't embrace that kind of imperialist nonsense.
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