Buddhism in India The Edicts of King Asoka King Asoka, the third monarch of the Indian Mauryan dynasty, has come to be regarded as one of the most exemplary rulers in world history.
Nothing is working and we are all that survive of the bridge crew.
The escape shuttle is powering up. The Hell with that. Hand me my blaster.
I'll take down whomever is foolish enough to board us while I live! Actually I'm feeling pretty good right now. I want you to know something oh benevolent master We give you the technology we decide to give you.
You are a bunch of damned barbarians. You may have beaten us at war but you lost at peace. We have worked our way into all levels of your culture until we are indispensable A shutdown here a failed rive there and you lose the war against the humans.
Yet you call us slaves and servants.
What do you say to that? Dying before I could rant. I don't want to know what that is. Someone should tell the brilliant mastermind the difference between a kill and a stun setting. I will survive this if only to pay the little son of a bitch back!
Barbarians in space are my second favorite space opera trope pirates rule, sorry. In many many stories they are put in a position to gain enough technology to invade and topple far older and more advanced cultures.
Let me explain what I mean by barbarians in space. They are people who came into the galactic community late using technology they borrowed, begged or stole from interstellar capable beings. They are new to the scene and not cosmopolitan at all, meaning they do not have much experience contacting other beings or with multispecies conventions like signals meaning surrender or the standard airlock design.
Larry Niven's Slavers are an example of barbarians in space.
They used psionic powers to take over other races and steal their technology and even more creepy their minds and wills.
Personally they were kind of dumb, closeminded no pun intended and arrogant. In a world where the Roswell incident was a real UFO crash and we were in fact back engineering the wreck's systems we would be on the verge of being barbarians in space.
It's available online and good reading so I won't spoil it here but it sums up a major point of being a successful barbarian: To be a credible threat the barbarians need an edge.The Empire State Building is a famous landmark in New York City. It was the tallest building in the world at the time of its completion and for many years afterward.
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