A humanoid species from the planet Romulus in the Star Trek universe. They are an offshoot of the Vulcans, but primarily appear as antagonists in Star Trek. Use this tag, together with the [star-trek] tag, for questions concerning the Romulans, the Romulan Star Empire, the culture of Romulus, and Romulan activities in Star Trek episodes and films.

The Romulans are a humanoid species from the planet Romulus in the Star Trek universe. They first appear in The Original Series episode "Balance of Terror". The Romulans rule the Romulan Star Empire, a sizeable political body that extends into both the Alpha and Beta quadrants. At various times, the Romulans have been at war with United Earth, the Klingon Empire, the United Federation of Planets, and the Dominion.

The Romulans are an offshoot of the Vulcans, but primarily appear as antagonists in Star Trek. The Romulans are logically-minded, but do not uphold logic as an end in and of itself as the Vulcans do. The Romulans freely express emotion; however, they are rigid by human standards. Romulans are portrayed as deeply paranoid and conniving, and often attack via subterfuge.

Use this tag for questions concerning the Romulans, the Romulan Star Empire, the culture of Romulus, and Romulan activities in Star Trek episodes and films.

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