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Old 04-20-2012, 09:55 AM   #311
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"Loyalist Clans"

Aslan clans that have sworn fealty to the Emperor and the Imperium, they tend to have a culture that is a hybrid of both Aslan and Imperial ways. For instance, all males know how to use currency and prestige and wealth are used alongside land for sating their terriotory-hunger.
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Old 04-20-2012, 05:46 PM   #312
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"Loyalist Clans"

Aslan clans that have sworn fealty to the Emperor and the Imperium, they tend to have a culture that is a hybrid of both Aslan and Imperial ways. For instance, all males know how to use currency and prestige and wealth are used alongside land for sating their terriotory-hunger.
Isn't Aslan land-hunger almost a direct physical instinct to Aslan males, rather like the urge to feed or mate? If so, would that be quite sufficient?
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Old 04-20-2012, 07:43 PM   #313
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Isn't Aslan land-hunger almost a direct physical instinct to Aslan males, rather like the urge to feed or mate? If so, would that be quite sufficient?
It it's any help, I think Traveller: Nobles mentions that Aslan who've assimilated into Imperial culture often find that the wealth and responsibilities from gaining a noble title often satisfies their land-hunger.
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Old 04-20-2012, 07:47 PM   #314
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Isn't Aslan land-hunger almost a direct physical instinct to Aslan males, rather like the urge to feed or mate? If so, would that be quite sufficient?
Is it really an instinct? Or is it just a cultural imperative? Note that only Aslan nobles own or control land. It follows that all male Aslan commoners manage to live their lives without controlling land. So if it is an instinct, it's an instinct that can be controlled.


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Old 04-21-2012, 12:05 AM   #315
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Is it really an instinct? Or is it just a cultural imperative? Note that only Aslan nobles own or control land. It follows that all male Aslan commoners manage to live their lives without controlling land. So if it is an instinct, it's an instinct that can be controlled.


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That's right, I do remember. If so then the idea will fly. Especially if the Aslan translate it into some of their own concepts; say by saying each credit represents so much of the land the Emperor holds(passing over the Imperial statement that other then the specific territory it claims to rule, the Imperium is the space between the stars).
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An Interstellar contest organized by shipyards from all over the Imperium. Starships are compared with each other on the basis of appearance, functionality, technological achievement, and what not. Holograms and descriptions of the various entries are sent to the subsector capitals; subsector winners are sent to a sector wide contest, and so on up to the final winner whose hologram is kept on display at the Imperial Interstellar Museum on Sylea.
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Ms Starship:

An Interstellar contest organized by shipyards from all over the Imperium. Starships are compared with each other on the basis of appearance, functionality, technological achievement, and what not. Holograms and descriptions of the various entries are sent to the subsector capitals; subsector winners are sent to a sector wide contest, and so on up to the final winner whose hologram is kept on display at the Imperial Interstellar Museum on Sylea.
Are there hawt girls involved at some point?

Please?
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Are there hawt girls involved at some point?

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You mean starships aren't hot girls? Well there is an electronicist who apprenticed at Bilstein yards. But she is already taken and I didn't give much thought to her hotness as I conceived her as a supporting character.

And some of the naval architects are pretty hot by law of averages. Naturally. But this is a contest for hot starships; there are other contests for hot girls.
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You mean starships aren't hot girls? Well there is an electronicist who apprenticed at Bilstein yards. But she is already taken and I didn't give much thought to her hotness as I conceived her as a supporting character.

And some of the naval architects are pretty hot by law of averages. Naturally. But this is a contest for hot starships; there are other contests for hot girls.
And then there's the Hotties, the Minor Human Race with average body temperature three degrees higher than the baseline human norm[*]. They're ALL hot.
[*] This MHR is as yet undocumented.

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And then there's the Hotties, the Minor Human Race with average body temperature three degrees higher than the baseline human norm[*]. They're ALL hot.
[*] This MHR is as yet undocumented.

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