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However the membership of the alliance requires the member planets' representatives to meet periodically at different places all over the universe and that requires crafts that can travels at speeds several times that of light.
The folks at NASA thought they could study the crafts and reverse engineer the technology to build faster than light travel crafts.
As races that already discovered faster than light travel, they must also be aware how frustrating it gets just when you are on the verge of the breakthrough, but haven't found it yet and how tempting it is to cheat yourself and regret it later. So everytime they were approached by NASA scientists for a bit of help here or there, the aliens felt NASA were getting closer and closer to the breakthrough.
But the aliens have their own best case and worst case estimates of how long it takes a race to advance from sending beings to the closest celestial object to discovering faster than light travel. When NASA surpassed their worst case time estimates by several times, they started wondering.
It is possible they figured humans are an extraordinarily slow race of learners and that we have been granted membership of the alliance too soon and hence the current decision to kick earth out.
This can only mean one thing, that the moon landing announced was a fake and the aliens figured it out!
Meaning humans did not even pass the qualifying criterion for official contact! Imagine an alien thinking "If this is what they do to their own, can you even imagine what they would do to us?"
So NASA fakes a moon landing to impress Americans and the world and we end up with blue in the face (or whatever their equivalent is) aliens.
I've recruited three more in my Quest. There is no major movement to report. There is a Flux status on all Ports. Sector Garrisons are staying fast and are not being re-deployed to vulnerable star ports. All of us are still in shock about the latest developments, including disbelief in the reasons given for the deaths of the Jupiter crew. It's the biggest loss of personnel in 40 years. Our Commander is hinting at a deliberate campaign.
Originally posted by redeyestrain
i'm stunned that people are believing and still following this thread. I mean this person is good at they are doing, but so was Hitler. And people still wonder how he came to power? This thread is a perfect example of how far people can be led if you tell them something they want to hear.
Originally posted by Nikola014
Oh My God.
You wouldn't believe what had just happened.
But it sounded interesting,am i right?