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Old 11-30-2008, 10:11 AM
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Who knows what a war between insterstellar powers would be like? With slow warp drives and long travel times between Earth and Romulus, it might make better strategic sense to, after winning space superiority in a system, just nuke the hell out of your enemy's colonies with dirty fission bombs from orbit, thus making the planet uninhabitable, and therefore making your enemy travel a longer distance without resupply to get at you. That'd work and explain why nobody lives in the Neutral Zone.

As I understand, B&B had a treatment worked out for an 11th Star Trek movie that was to take place during the first Romulan attack on Earth, while the NX-01 is too far away from home to respond. Naturally, when Paramount pulled the plug on ENT, that movie idea went bye-bye.

http://www.aintitcool.com/node/34635 <-- some details on the idea.
I completely agree.
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