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Old October 31 2013, 10:59 AM   #1
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Underrated Adversaries

Which potentially antagonistic race would you like to have seen pitted more against Starfleet?

For me, it would be the Breen.

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Old October 31 2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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The Gorn and the Orions.
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Old October 31 2013, 11:10 AM   #3
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The Gorn would be awesome.
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Old October 31 2013, 01:02 PM   #4
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I would have liked to have seen more of the Orions.
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Old October 31 2013, 03:02 PM   #5
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Tholians. They are the most exotic alien race and, because of budget reasons, only dealt with two times. And I don't count the second time because I don't like Enterprise.
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Old October 31 2013, 04:03 PM   #6
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Agree on the Orions. Should have been seen more during "Enterprise". Should have been seen during TNG, maybe as the occasional green Sterfleeter, implying that some of them, at least, were not nefarious. We heard a lot during DS9 about the "Orion Syndicate", but when we finally see them, they're a mixed bag of humans and aliens.
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Old October 31 2013, 04:03 PM   #7
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The Hirogen and the Breen.
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Old October 31 2013, 05:29 PM   #8
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Tholians and Breen I'd say.
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Old October 31 2013, 06:18 PM   #9
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Re: Underrated Adversaries

Mirror,Mirror wrote: View Post
I would have liked to have seen more of the Orions.
The Orions did quite well in Journey to Babel (considering they were up against the Hero ship), they put one of their people in the Andorian Ambassador's staff, and they attacked and damaged a starship. Against a different Captain it might have worked.

It would be interesting to see our crew against a opponent who was a business interest, or a criminal organization. Not just another anti-Federation star empire (been there, done that).


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Old October 31 2013, 06:25 PM   #10
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I always liked the Talarians.
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Old October 31 2013, 06:34 PM   #11
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Tholians, Breen, Sheliak.
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Old October 31 2013, 06:43 PM   #12
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Whomever it was upon whom Balok based his false appearance. I like to imagine it an ancient enemy of the First Federation.
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Old October 31 2013, 06:45 PM   #13
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The Swarm. I think they could have even given the Borg a run for their money.
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Old October 31 2013, 11:00 PM   #14
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The Packleds. Everyone always underestimates the Packleds.
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Old October 31 2013, 11:19 PM   #15
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Oh, and the First Federation. If it were up to me, Peter Dinklage would play a Diplomat in the next movie.

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