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In addition to the scenarios rrenaud mentions, this can also be of benefit if you have Galactic Scavengers. This is another card from Brink of War, and it allows you to save one card from your payment for developments and black/civilian worlds. You could choose to settle by card payment instead of by military strength in order to save a card for later, ...
Also, note that you can't use powers from the first world you just settled or conquered to conquer the next one.
The only situation that this happens in practice that you want to discard for the sake of reducing your hand size is with the Brink of War card Retrofit and Salvage, which allows a player to take all cards discarded at end of turn by other players into hand. If you preemptively throw cards away to avoid discarding, then you won't be forced to give an ...
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