<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by bakana:
At the time of this movie, the Minbari are still rebuilding their Cities after their civil war.
Paying off the debts they ran up during the Shadow War.
And finanacing the startup of the Alliance.
I never thought of it that way, but in B5lr it's been about three yrs since the Shadow War and the Minbari Civil War wouldn't they be done rebuilding their cities yet. They must really be perfectionists, can't sign off on anything until they get it really right.
What dept from the Shadow War? How the heck did they get into dept?
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, arial">quote:</font><HR>Building a new fleet of starships is Expensive and they are stretched thin.
I can understand that, but they should at least start on the construction, build them one or two at a time, maybe they allready are doing this and we just don't know. Each and every Whitestar out there makes a difference.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, arial">quote:</font><HR>We know from Sleeping in Light that they not only built more Whitestars, but also developed and built the Bluestar class personal runabouts that Sheridan used for his "Sunday Drive".
We don't know that they built more all we can do is asume that they are still around. The Bluestars didn't have Bio-Armor they looked like they had the normal Minbari armor.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by IceFire:
Delen said something in Season 5 to the effect that the Minbari government would not commit the resources to building a new fleet of WhiteStars. Which is why the Excalibur was a Earth contract with Minbari and Vorlon tech.
I don't remember that but it sounds familiar so eventually I'll look through my tapes. If this is true though it means that the minbari atually can reproduce Bio-Armor they just don't want to, or as bakana said they can't at the moment. But then why didn't they give that tech to the EA... maybe they think it's to much of a tech gain for Earth... or maybe Earth couldn't produce it by them selves. I really want a series. Please I really need this.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, arial">quote:</font><HR>If they can rebuild a Vorlon weapon, I see no reason why they couldn't have build the semi-organic hull for more WhiteStars either. I think the primary issue is resources rather than capability.
True dat... *sings*
"I can see clearly now the rain is gone."
Why did I just do that? I hate that song.
If this is the situation for the Minbari I hope they can get it together soon so they can produce some bigger and better kick butt ships for the ISA. That would be something cool to see in B5lr sometime around the second or third season. I know we'll get a series, I just know we will. *thinks positive thouhgts*
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