This is topic USS Emmett Till in forum Starships & Technology at Flare Sci-Fi Forums.


To visit this topic, use this URL:
http://flare.solareclipse.net/ultimatebb.php/topic/6/2837.html

Posted by Fabrux (Member # 71) on :
 
If anyone has been following the development of the DS9 documentary and season 8, they have released an image of Captain Ezri Dax's ship. No, not the USS Aventine. This is a new ship of a yet-to-be-announced class. Eaglemoss is also releasing a scale rendering of this ship as well.

 -
 
Posted by Dukhat (Member # 341) on :
 
So from what I understand, this is just from an imaginary DS9 season 8 that some people came up with 20+ years after the fact. Never mind that the ship is clearly just another unimaginative John Eaves design, but why the hell would Ezri Dax go from a counselor to a ship captain in one year without any command training whatsoever?
 
Posted by Shik (Member # 343) on :
 
No, thank you.
 
Posted by Shik (Member # 343) on :
 
Y'know what? I'm revoking Eaves' starship desogn license. He's done. Pack your shit & go.
 
Posted by Guardian 2000 (Member # 743) on :
 
It's sad when you can't really even guess at a starship's intended era anymore. This ship could show up on Discovery S2 and there'd be no way to say it didn't fit. Literally the only iffy part would be the E-E-esque Bussards, but then translucent covers over them are a thing.

Thanks, Eaves.
 
Posted by Fabrux (Member # 71) on :
 
This animated season 8 is set years after WYLB. And is helmed by Ira Stephen Behr, FWIW.
 
Posted by TSN (Member # 31) on :
 
I guess the one thing I can say in favor of the design is that, if it's supposed to be post-DS9, at least that's the one time where a ship that looks that Sovereign-esque belongs. I definitely don't care for it, though.

That said, I'm still really looking forward to the documentary.
 
Posted by Brown_supahero (Member # 83) on :
 
I kinda like Eaves work on disco. However, I hate the Emmette Till... the ship not the person.
 
Posted by Spike (Member # 322) on :
 
At least this looks period appropriate and better than the ship Ezri got in the novels.

http://memory-beta.wikia.com/wiki/USS_Aventine
 
Posted by Lee (Member # 393) on :
 
I like the Vesta-class. Could stand to see it on, say, the Picard show. Have to admire how they're basically saying "A second-rate ship's counsellor ends up as a Captain? Sure, that I can buy, but that ship she's commanded in however many books, that'll have to go." That's some prime stupid you got there, boy.
 
Posted by Fabrux (Member # 71) on :
 
Just like the Ferengi in the gorilla suit, the Aventine had to go.

Probably has something to do with IP rights, I'd wager.
 


© 1999-2008 Solareclipse Network.

Powered by UBB.classic™ 6.7.3