Re: TTN: Fallen Gods by Michael A. Martin Review Thread (Spoilers!)
Yeah, "The Enemy Within" Kirks were two halves of a whole, while the Will/Tom Riker type transporter duplicates are straight clones. It's got to a lot easier to combine 2 halves than two equal wholes.
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)