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Old November 20 2008, 04:01 AM   #4
Temis the Vorta
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Re: More 'Star Trek XI' Preview Reports

The bar scene: "I just am having a hard time seeing Kirk as a whiny loser trying to pick up Uhura in a bar. I can't accept it. I just can't."
He was a dour, too-serious type when younger - if that's him being a "whiny loser," it's just following canon. It was only when he was older that he started to loosen up and gain the self-confidence not to be so stiff.

And I've always thought there was a nice sibling-like relationship between Kirk and Uhura. He was a bit like her big brother, always looking out for her and encouraging her when she needed it. For them to have some awkward but funny-in-retrospect first encounter wouldn't be too far fetched at all.
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