Re: Matt Jefferies and NCC-1017
I think the safest bet is that Okuda simply intended a nod to "Charlie's" Antares and “TOS” in general, as a sort of “Easter egg” with no further continuity issues attached than that, and nothing more? So beyond this meager intent, the field is wide open for speculation?
Yeah, you probably hit the nail on the head here. It's just fun to speculate about this stuff.
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