In Star Trek V, Sybok mentions Vorta Vor, the Romulan paradise or original place of creation. Assuming the perspective of the Jem'Hadar, the Vorta play a similar role: By supplying them with Ketracel White, they are the guarantors of existence and hence provide them with the prerequisite for life.

While Vorta Vor is the place of original creation, the Vorta grant the continuity of creation. Given this shared motif and the striking similarity of names, I wonder if there is any connection between the Vorta and the Romulans.

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    Almost certainly not. No one in their right mind would ever want to remind an audience about Star Trek V. – ApproachingDarknessFish May 10 '18 at 21:35
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    Still, it's part of the Star Trek canon, and hence an integral part of the universe depicted in the movies and TV shows. – glahn May 10 '18 at 21:37
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    This is just a coincidence. It has been clearly stated that the Romulans are just a Vulcan off-shoot, while the Vorta a Gamma quadrant species that was genetically engineered to serve the Founders. – Rebel-Scum May 10 '18 at 21:41
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    don't forget to account for the universal translator - it could be that the translator renders the different words with similar sounding phoentics. On that line of thinking, is there any relation between the Vorta and the Horta? – NKCampbell May 10 '18 at 21:47
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    Related meta question: What's the problem with this question? – Valorum May 10 '18 at 23:46

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