Re: NEW ONGOING STAR TREK SERIES FROM IDW!!!
Well, there was a 3 or 4 year gap between Kirk entering the Academy and the rest of the movie. I could easily see them introducing Gary and Finnegan as people Kirk knew during the gap.
Over the course of many encounters and many years, I have successfully developed a standard operating procedure for dealing with big, nasty monsters. Run away. Me and Monty Python.
Harry Dresden - Blood Rites (The Dresden Files #6)