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    From: (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: LOTR and ships
    Date: 1/21/2002 9:17:00 PM  

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>Did you have any second thoughts about naming that ship? Or am I the
>only one who thought it odd? If I had to guess I'd have said the
>Minbari revered Valen far too much to name a mere ship after him, most
>especially an ugly one with heavy human influence...

It was kind of an in-joke by some on the Grey Council when they named it. The
ship is a compromised crossbreed between human (the front) and minbari (the
rest) design styles.

And what was Valen, after all, but half human and half minbari...?


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