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Old 08-23-2009, 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by horatio View Post
Precisely, setting the Eugenics Wars into the 90s in a show that was produced during the 60s translates into "the not too distant future".
The basic idea behind all that "pre-history" of Trek seems to be that humankind might go through hell before things start to improve, a pretty natural idea during the Cold War.
Exactly, the story makes more sense if you just look at it the way it was intended when first written in the 60's, as the not so distant future.

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