Quick Answer: How Can You Tell Vulcans From Romulans?

How can you tell Romulans and Vulcans apart?

Their differences are, at the heart, social.

Vulcans on the homeworld responded to a near apocalyptic nuclear war by purging themselves of emotion.

Romulans rejected that and chose a strict, militaristic culture instead.

Klingons are a separate species from both, and they’re from Kronos..

The Romulans were biological cousins of Vulcans, descended from those who rejected Surak’s reforms during the Time of Awakening. By the 24th century, the Romulan Star Empire was one of the major powers in the galaxy.

What happened to Romulans in Picard?

In this movie it’s revealed that the Romulan homeworld has been destroyed by its sun going supernova – an event the Federation failed to stop – and a small group of survivors travel back in time to try and prevent the catastrophe.

Who is stronger Romulans or Klingons?

Agreed, The Making of Star Trek states that the Romulan Star Empire encompasses several star systems, but also says that the Klingons are more “powerful” than the Romulans.

Do Romulans have telepathic abilities?

They used to have telepathic abilities, but not anymore. … It is explained in Vulcan’s Soul that the Romulans rejected the telepathy of the Vulcans and slaughtered or enslaved the telepathic ones among them during their exodus to the Romulan system: the telepaths became the Remans.

Why did the Borg want Picard?

During their mission to assimilate Earth, the Borg decided that a human voice was necessary to facilitate their introduction into human society. Captain Picard was chosen to be that voice. He became one with the hive mind; he had the Borg’s cybernetic devices implanted throughout his body. …

Who are the Romulans in Picard?

They are refugees, speaking of how they owe Picard, as he risked everything for them, according to a review written by TrekCore. ScreenRant confirms that the two Romulans living with Picard are the ones featured in the comics. The comics reveal that Zhaban and Laris, Tal Shiar members, fell in love.

What is wrong with Picard?

One of the story elements of “The Next Generation” epic series finale, “All Good Things” parts 1 & 2 (S07, E25) was that Picard had developed a degenerative neurological disorder called Irumodic syndrome.

Did Picard meet Spock?

Spock Meets Picard (‘Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ Season 5, Episodes 7 and 8) … Spock (Leonard Nimoy) truly did live long and prosper — all the way until the 24th century, where it’s revealed he’s a Starfleet ambassador. Picard goes uncover to save ambassador Spock from the Romulans after the Vulcan is goes missing.

What do Romulans think of humans?

Romulan ribosomes apparently do not match those of humans or, surprisingly, Vulcans — but can match those of Klingons. The race still believes in discarding genetically or physically inferior infants, and that it will conquer the galaxy. They view the Federation as exploitative and short-sighted, according to Jarok.

Are Romulans as strong as Vulcans?

A Romulan has the potential to be as strong as a Vulcan, however the typical Romulan is not going to live 24-7 on Vulcan like gravity. The end result is that physically a typical Romulan will certainly be weaker on average than the typical Vulcan.

Why are Romulans evil?

The Romulans, of which the evil Nero was one, share ancestry with Vulcans, and they believed in the 2009 Star Trek that Spock had something to do with the destruction of their planet Romulus 129 years ago. Really, he was trying to use “red matter” to make a black hole, destroy a menacing supernova, and save everyone.

Why do Romulans look different in Picard?

When they capture a Zhat Vash agent and he refuses to answer questions, Laris points to prisoner’s forehead ridges as proof that he’s a “stubborn northerner” like Zhaban. This distinction helps clarify why the Romulans have looked different in various versions of Star Trek.

Can Romulans mind meld?

Though Romulans and Vulcans share common biological origins, as far as I know, only Vulcans are able to initiate mind melds. … Once Narek is in position to follow them, the Romulans let them go. They’re not the only ones affected by Picard and Soji.

Why do Romulans hate androids?

It’s possible that, at some time, a group of Romulans encountered a synthetic race and were horrified at their inability to read them using telepathy. They would naturally consider synthetics to be “Other,” not truly alive, and thus would be disturbed by their mimicry of life.

Can Romulans spit acid?

The spitting Romulan confused me at first too, but he bites into some sort of “Suicide Capsule” which spits acid or something onto his weapon, causing it to overload and explode, killing Dahj. … General consensus is that the Romulan bit into some sort of capsule before spitting, a secret agent cyanide pill.

Will Janeway be in Picard?

We Got This Covered has been informed by our sources – the same ones who said a Captain Pike spinoff is in the works, which is now confirmed – that CBS is discussing getting Kate Mulgrew back as Kathryn Janeway for a future season of the streaming show. …

Why do people hate Wesley Crusher?

I think the reason people hate Wesley Crusher because he was a know-it-all kid who was some how allowed on the bridge of a starship without formal training. The genius kid cliché is quite common in science fiction and can be annoying. … Despite his genius, he failed to get into Starfleet Academy the first time he tried.

Did Romulans create the Borg?

It’s possible that the big secret of Star Trek: Picard is that the Romulans are actually responsible for the creation of the Borg Collective. We learn in “Maps and Legends” about the Zhat Vash, a secret cabal within the already super secretive Romulan Tal Shiar.

Will Q be in Picard?

Star Trek Hints Q Will Return In Picard Series After several references to the Q Continuum, Star Trek: Lower Decks brought back the fan-favorite character Q, played by John de Lancie, for a humorous cameo appearance — that hints the character could appear in Star Trek: Picard.

Are the Borg aware of Q?

So yes, the Borg are aware of the Q from assimilating humans that have had contact with them. No, they don’t know HOW to assimilate them as their assimilation is based on doing so by biomechanical means.