Nerys Ghemor wrote:
Why is it not more frequent to discharge the energy back out onto, say, the shields, the way DS9 did in "Civil Defense"? Or into space, if the shields weren't up at the time? Might this not be preferable to exploding consoles?
Yeah, but that's nowhere near as exciting as:
-Blinky red lights
-Benign white smoke
Speaking of which, just what the hell is that benign white smoke?