Tuesday, September 26, 2006

SF warship design snark

The IKS Gr'oth, a D7 class starship as it appeared in Deep Space Nine

From Lileks
This was always a cool ship, but in retrospect that whole sticking-their-neck-out design had its flaws; how many Klingon captains tired of hearing his first officer shout “They’re targeting the narrow walkway back to the rest of the ship!” Aw sweet smokin' Kahliss, again? Fine. Target the thin vulnerable struts supporting their indispensible propulsion system, and let's get this $&#@ over with.

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