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The novelization by Orson Scott Card actually explains this: Card wrote the aliens as a colonizing species which preferentially sought high-pressure deepwater worlds to build their ships as they traveled further into the galaxy. Their knowledge of neuroanatomy and nanoscale manipulation of biochemistry was responsible for many of the deus ex ...


You quoted what I was going to reference in my answer already! This seems to me like a perfect example of Lampshade Hanging which is : the writers' trick of dealing with any element of the story that threatens the audience's Willing Suspension of Disbelief, whether a very implausible plot development, or a particularly blatant use of a trope, by ...

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