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Old April 18 2008, 01:51 AM   #425
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Re: Another fan attempt at TOS deck plans

Captain Robert April wrote: View Post
That was one of the most offensive aspects of Generations for me.

They destroyed the E-D, not for a plot point, but because they were bored with her.
And none of the crew seems to care. "She can't be salvaged, Number One, but I'm sure they'll build another one. No Biggie" seemed to be the attitude.

When the 1701 was destroyed not only was it a plot point but it had a noticeable and acknowledged effect on the characters. As a viewer I felt the impact as much as I had the death of Spock in the previous movie. In Gen its hard to feel that way because nobody in the film seems to care about it at all. The sequence was well done on a technical level, but there was zero emotion involved in it.
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