The Case for Damage Control.
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Join Date: Dec 2007
03-15-2010, 04:50 PM
Sadly, it depends on which incarnation of Trek you're referring to.
Back in Kirk's day, they could get shot at all day long, and nothing every quit. Or if it did, Scotty would get it back up and running.
Then you fast forward to Picard and Sisko. If they took a single phaser or torpedo, everything went off line, the warp core threatened to explode, and the toilets backed up.
So... how's about we just kill or be killed, and leave all this piddly "inoperative" stuff to the Science ships?