Firefly Fleet Announcements:
 
Welcome to Serenity Station!!
 
We now have a Tier three Starbase!!

Welcome to the Firefly Fleet!   Fleet and web updates will be found here!

 

Be sure to drop by our Allied forums and say hi!  Very Happy

Congratulations to new promotees!

Navigation

Index
Index
Calender
Photo Gallery
FAQ
Search The Forum
Firefly Fleet Protocols
Fleet Roster
Forum Memberlist
Usergroups
User Control Panel
Private Message Inbox

Team Speak

teamspeak server Hosting by TeamSpeak3.com

Latest topics

» Please Post Your Application to Join the Fleet!
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:18 pm by Lastline

» Noelle's Request to join the Fleet
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:23 pm by Lastline

» Star Trek Online Chronology and Information
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:10 pm by Hogg J (JarHok)

» Klingon Behaviour
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:21 pm by Hogg J (JarHok)

» Second Chance Saloon
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:20 pm by Pyriel32

» Stories From the STO:Verse
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:09 pm by Pyriel32

» Featured TFO: The Battle at the Binary Stars
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:38 pm by Pyriel32

» It's only been 6 years!
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:21 pm by Wyrd

» Welcome to 2409
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:13 pm by Pyriel32


    Improper Use of Stars

    Share
    HareBrained
    HareBrained
    Flag Captain Alpha Squad
    Flag Captain Alpha Squad

    Fleet Rank : Flag Captain
    Science Department Rank : SCI Captain
    Number of posts : 779
    Location : Lancashire, UK
    Ship Name : Magpie
    Ship Class : Aurora Class Science Vessel (Fleet Refit)
    Fleet Division : Science/Medical

    Main RP Character Profile
    Name: Ellen Hare

    Improper Use of Stars

    Post by HareBrained on Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:25 pm

    As an amateur astrologer, I spotted a strange pattern in one particular Star Trek race quite a while ago.
    The sign of Scorpio is associated with:
    - stormy emotion
    - incredible loyalty/endurance/pig-headedness
    - secrecy, spies and detectives
    - poison

    Kin ya see what it is yet?

    Also, in old-fashioned astrology the other symbol of Scorpio (besides the Scorpion) was the Eagle. Given the whole Roman thing, I think we all know what particular "raptor" the Star Trek writers had in mind.

    I'm wondering whether there was just an outstandingly weird planetary conjunction the day "Balance of Terror" came out, or whether somebody deliberately based the species on Scorpio. It would be a very good short cut for designing an alien race.


    __________________________________________________________

      Current date/time is Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:46 am