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Spike
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I really like the Sovereign style nacelles. Not.

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Dukhat
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quote:
Originally posted by Lee:
Looks like the Eaves design aesthetic is even infecting the TOS-TNG interregnum now...

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(from the Picard exhibit at SDCC, via TrekCore)

Hey guys, welcome back.

So apparently that ship drawing was old John Eaves concept art from a pre-Star Trek Online game that never happened:

http://i.imgur.com/tUsyH0I.jpg

Someone must have just grabbed it from the internetz and used it for the certificate with complete disregard for the era it was supposed to be from. As I said it's an Eaves design, but I doubt that even he would be that dumb as to use an Enterprise-E era design for a ship from 2327 (and with that registry it's probably even a lot older than a new ship from 2327.) Or maybe he is that dumb, who knows.

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Lee
I'm a spy now. Spies are cool.
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The other ship on that image gives him another excuse to use his precious bloody saucer cut-outs again, I see.

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The ship on the plaque is an evolved version of the STO sketch, looking like other Eaves better-sketches.

I don't think it was just "someone". The very idea for the plaque could've come from Eaves, given his aviation kick.

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