Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
And even if the Picard ancestors all meet and produce the children they originally did, who's to say they'll be the same? Perhaps in the new timeline, some of these couples decide to have children earlier (i.e. nuChekov) or later. Perhaps they have daughters instead of sons. Etc. etc.
NuTNG would recast the characters anyway, thereby altering the appearance, voice, mannerisms etc., does it really make a difference at that point if they're genetically the same characters of if another sperm won the make Jean-Luc race or if he's 5 years older or younger?