Star Trek Hunter
Episode 23: JAG Wars
Scene 15: Venus First
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Venus First
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Viewscreens in various locations throughout the Federation were displaying only the logo of the outlawed terrorist organization known as Earth First - an organization that dated all the way back to First Contact. According to legend, Earth First had been founded by a brother and sister, Rutherford and Karen Jones, engineers who worked on the Phoenix project with the great Doctor Zephram Cochrane and had both shaken hands with Captain Suvuuk of the T'Plana-Haath, the first intelligent alien to make public contact with humanity.

The logo had not changed since the early days of the organization and had always stood for the ardent belief that humans should have no contact with any alien species - intelligent or otherwise.

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The narration was read by a man and a woman together, their voices heavily distorted and blended to sound like one voice, the way that all official Earth First statements had been broadcast all the way back to the early days when those voices were recorded by the Jones siblings. Their words were scrolled in a subtitle line to make sure that everyone who viewed the broadcast would understand it:

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"We are Earth First. This is a vital announcement. As of this broadcast, we are Earth First no longer. The argument about life on Venus is over. As you can tell from the events of last week, there is no life on Venus. But there will be."

The logo was gradually morphing - the historic Earth First logo was fading, being replaced by a new image.

"You can have Earth. All of you traitors to the human race and the mud people you have allowed to replace humanity, slowly diluting our red blood with orange and pink, green and blue and those whose blood has no color. You can have Rising Sun, the Colony of New Hope, Deneva, Cun Ling, Mars and Proxima. We are no longer interested in those worlds. They have been sullied by your treason to the human race. And by you billions who have been asleep while our race has been slowly destroyed from within."

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The new logo gradually became clear - Earth First was being replaced by Venus First.

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"Venus is ours and is reserved for humans only. Any non-humans or worse yet, the bastards of human and non-human, any of you who enter the atmosphere of Venus will be destroyed. We know well the military power of Star Fleet. But you know our power. You have seen your bastard children floating in the Hudson River. You have seen these abominations hanged on Rising Sun and burnt at the stake on the Colony of New Hope. If Star Fleet tries to interfere with our transformation of Venus, we promise you, the rivers and streets of your mongrelized worlds will run red with mongrel blood. Blue with mongrel blood. Green with mongrel blood."

"We are Venus First and our demand is simple. Leave Venus to us and we will leave you in peace. Interfere with our colonization of Venus and watch your children die - not by the hundreds - not by the thousands - but by the millions."

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23 – JAG Wars