Vorlon-Shadow Conflict

 Posted on 4/15/1998 by J. Michael Straczynski <71016.1644@compuserve.com> to CIS

Will Caraway <73671.2434@compuserve.com> asks:
> So what I've been wondering is this: Did the Shadow's try to work
> their evolutionary magic on the Vorlons and the other first ones
> while they were still young races? Is this the explanation for
> Delenn's statement that the first ones have battled the Shadows
> over millions of years? Would this indicate that the Vorlons
> stayed behind because they were the most militant of the anti-
> Shadow faction or perhaps the race least able to evolve beyond
> the eye for an eye concept?

No, the shadows definitely didn't try their advancement routine
on the vorlons; they were cases of parallel evolution at similar