>Did you have any second thoughts about naming that ship? Or am I the
>only one who thought it odd? If I had to guess I'd have said the
>Minbari revered Valen far too much to name a mere ship after him, most
>especially an ugly one with heavy human influence...
It was kind of an in-joke by some on the Grey Council when they named it. The
ship is a compromised crossbreed between human (the front) and minbari (the
rest) design styles.
And what was Valen, after all, but half human and half minbari...?
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