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How can Firefly Reavers be "smart" enough to drive spaceships? Why their radio conversations sound like some EVF directlly drawn from hell?

Reavers are psychotic, not stupid. From the Firefly wiki: (potential spoilers if you haven't seen the movie yet) So they're crazy and filled with murderous rage pretty much all the time. That ...
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Do Reavers have a multi-generational society?

Neither the television show nor the official comic books contain content to confirm that Reavers have any social structure or level of society beyond the level of a pack animal, and the only reference ...
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Do Reavers have a multi-generational society?

They Do Not (depending on your definition of generational) There are two types of legends/campfire stories. Things from the recent past in hard-to-confirm scenarios or out of the way places, (Think ...
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Do the Reavers have any sort of hierarchy?

We never see it directly, but there must be a hierarchy. The command structure is probably very chaotic, but Reavers perform complex tasks that could only be accomplished with a societal structure. ...
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Do the Reavers have any sort of hierarchy?

To a degree, this is just an unanswered trope, similar to why zombies aren't interested in eating other zombies. This is listed as the No Zombie Cannibals trope. And yet... isn't there still human ...
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How can Firefly Reavers be "smart" enough to drive spaceships? Why their radio conversations sound like some EVF directlly drawn from hell?

I've recently rewatched Firefly, and in Ep03 "Bushwacked" I had the impression that the Reaver had moments of clarity in between his attacks of murderous rage. Maybe not a canon explanation, but when ...
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