| • Film: TOS27 (23 Mar 1967)
• Game: SFASBS (1994)
(Starfleet Command Games)
Klingons were native to the planet Qo'noS, and were generally regarded as a brutal warrior race, but this characterization was not entirely fair. Very few Klingons were actually selected as warriors, but few outsiders knew this. Klingon warriors tended to be more aggressive than normal. They did not hesitate to use force if it was the most appropriate course of action, but they did not necessarily think of force as the first or only alternative.
The Klingon Empire arose on the ruins of a previous empire, of which the Klingons had been a subject race. The Klingon Empire was relatively poor, and could only match the Federation in military power at the price of a harsher standard of living for its people.