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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 103
03-20-2012, 01:06 PM
Originally Posted by Leviathan99
The Federation controls very little of the space that's colored blue on that map. Anyone who they're not at war with tends to filter around. There's millions of inhabited worlds inside that space and only 150 are Federation members.
Not to mention that it would seem to me to be kind of difficult to stop even enemy ships moving at warp speed through such a large volume of space.

I mean, realistically... how in the heck would you stop a fleet of Klingon ships all moving independently at warp speed from reaching Sol? Even if you could see them coming, how would you stop something moving at relativistic speeds let alone hundreds of ships moving that fast?

We kind of ignore those sorts of details for the sake of dramatic effect and assume that there is some logical reason why it doesn't happen. We never look at the man behind the curtain unless the curtain's on fire.