High Tech vs. the Orb

Wed Jan 18 09:17:07 PST 2006

Sounds like a shark vs tiger problem to me, but note that a spacefaring
civ is likely to have nasty stuff like tailored viruses and intelligent
Von Neumann machines (and intelligentish soldier beetles or ants for that
matter) and gray nanogoo, stuff the Empire wouldn't be able to cope with.