Prometheus Should be a Cruiser
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Join Date: Dec 2007
05-30-2011, 07:57 AM
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The Promethius is just fine as an Escort. As pointed out above, the Defiant and the Promethius are the only ships Starfleet made specifically for combat. It could be argued that the Saber, Norway, Akira and Steamrunner were also built for combat, but not to the degree that the Defiant and Promethius were.
Indeed... The "most canon" texts I have been able to find specifically categorize the Sabers, Akira and Norways as hardcore Escorts, while the Defiant and Prommie are pure warships... Nothing more, nothing less.
Categorizing the prometheus as a Carrier is kinda ... an odd idea... And the "multi class" idea seems odd too as there would have to be made several alterations to the ship both in terms of weapons layout and hull strength... It DOES hav the Sci thing thoug, buuuuutttt....