Space ships as set pieces.
Shields no weapons.
Engines 3 types.
Pirates vs Coast Guard
Small crews, 3-5 with AI pilots.
Zipping out pulling ships out of warp.
Sword fights over blaster fights.
Human diaspora wormholes.
Years from now wormhole tech is developed.
A mono culture develops, dozens of worlds linked by wormholes and freight trains.
And then genuine FTL drives are developed.
There is a series of colony ships leaving the mono culture.
The colony ships form their own copies of the central mono culture.
Then there was conflict.
Because there needs to be conflict.