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Old May 16th 12, 08:12   #3
Jade Jaguar
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Re: Cenuri and narms

The Centauri seemed rather Roman to me, or perhaps Italians from late dark ages to the early Renaissance.

The Narns seemed sort of Japanese, (as with the samurai of my avatar,) but also kind of African, especially in decor. And, the Japanese as a whole hadn't been subjugated, as had the Narns.

I think JMS drew on many sources for his depictions, and we aren't really meant to take the B5 races as close analogs for any human races, or cultures. But, there are often obvious parallels.
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