Does anybody know the backstory of these?

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  1. King Daniel Beyond

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    Gah, can @Michael or another mod please move this to Trek tech? My bad.
     
  3. Lord Other

    Lord Other Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    The first two links don't seem to be working for me, but the last link looks to be an almost direct lift off Andy Probert's Ferengi Marauder plans, some of which were published in one of the first three Star Trek: The Next Generation Poster Magazines I believe.
    The K't'inga drawing I'm not so sure about where it's sourced from.
     
  4. fireproof78

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    Spent way more time than I care to admit trying to figure it out. No luck :(
     
  5. Michael

    Michael In alignment with canon Moderator

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    Done. :techman:
     
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    Unicron Boss Monster Mod Moderator

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    Heh... never heard mention of the Klingons at war with the Ferengi before. :lol:
     
  7. Ithekro

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    I wonder if that was a concept from early first season TNG...back when the Ferengi were suppose to be the replacement Big Bad for the TOS Klingons and Romulans. But that concept didn't survive very long. Not only were they just a little to comical, but the Replicator kind of crushed the idea that the Super Capitalists would be a credible threat to the Federation.

    Having fought (and perhaps even won) a war with the Klingons would give the new alien power some credibility back in 1987 or 1988 (especially in the early concepts when the Klingons actually join the Federation/the Alliance is a lot more stable and unifying than later seasons show it to actually be). Having the Ferengi Marauder being a equal or near equal to a Galaxy-class starships would make them at least a threat, especially of the Klingons were still using old D7 style cruisers for their Defense Forces (almost sounds like the Klingons were suppose to get the post-war Japan treatment, the Klingon Empire having a Self Defense Force and not allowed to engage in offensive wars by law, which grated on the honor and combat seeking Klingons like those we see in the first season).
     
  8. publiusr

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    I often wanted to see a Ferengi ship docked to a Trade Federation vessel...