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Old December 13th, 2005, 02:57 AM
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I got the following quote as a reply to a post on one of the other forums on this site. However, it's raised the question of whether the Aslan are a major race.

As I understand it, the major races are those who invented jump drive on their own. The Geonee discovered jump drive by researching an Ancient ship and are disqualified as a major race because of this. If the Aslan discovered jump drive by researching the Terran scout ship Pathfinder, why are they included in the list of major races?

Originally posted by Bill Cameron:
Canonically, the Aslan didn't independently invent jump drive. Instead, a Terran scout vessel; TNS Pathfinder, misjumped into the Aslan home system and the Aslan took things from there.
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