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RE: The Kra'Vak

From: "Phillip E. Pournelle" <pepourne@n...>
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 1998 10:48:12 -0700
Subject: RE: The Kra'Vak

At 01:18 AM 10/7/98 -0500, Noah Doyle wrote:
>John Atkinson writes:
>>Los  wrote:
>>Tony and myself hardly consistute list "Conventional Wisdom".  I'm
>>doing an alternate campaign with an alternate take on the K'V.  If Jon
>>decides to adopt our ideas in whole or in part I will of course be
>>honored, but regardless I will use them.  I'm trying to think of a
>>species that thinks as well as a man, but not like a man.  Without
>>falling too far into SciFi cliches.

>And if they breed fast (made possible by the alleviation of population 
>pressure through interstellar migration) they want every planet they
>get their hands (manipulators, whatever) on.  Imagine GIANT freighters
>of KV and their colonial equipment, built cheap with slow drives.  They

>spread out over the stars - now, any KV that can afford a steerage
>can go to a new colony, and be guaranteed consideration for 
>breeding...pretty soon you've got KV everywhere, and the growing
>create the pressures that drive more colonial migrations...and they're
>building fleets and armies, slowly, but there's a LOT of them.

	Now the Kra'Vak are sounding a LOT like Moties....

Gort, Klaatu barada nikto!

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