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Old September 15 2013, 02:39 PM   #1
WesleysDisciple
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bloodletter Substation Concept

Thoughts on the idea presented in Bloodletter of a small "substation" on the other end of the wormhole.

personally, I like the idea, any thoughts on it.

Sadly I dont see it mentioned in any other novel, but it seems like a good idea.
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Old September 15 2013, 02:48 PM   #2
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Re: bloodletter Substation Concept

I've always wondered why we haven't seen a series with a ship or fleet sent to explore the Gamma Quadrant long term. If they can plausibly explain a reason to send Voyage back to the Delta quadrant, why not Gamma? That convenient wormhole seems way underused in the Trek novels!
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Old September 15 2013, 03:11 PM   #3
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Re: bloodletter Substation Concept

Four novels in the DS9 relaunch -- Twilight, This Grey Spirit, Cathedral, and Lesser Evil -- were about a six month mission of the Defiant in the Gamma Quadrant.

Related to the original post, I seem to remember an episode that dealt with trying to construct a communications station near the wormhole in the GQ. I think maybe the Dominion destroyed it at the beginning of the war.
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Old September 15 2013, 03:29 PM   #4
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Related to the original post, I seem to remember an episode that dealt with trying to construct a communications station near the wormhole in the GQ.
That was "Destiny," in the third season.
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Old September 15 2013, 06:45 PM   #5
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It's also been rebuilt since, as I recall.
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