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Old December 1 2012, 06:57 PM   #243
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Re: Star Trek Into Darkness Synopsis Revealed!!

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After re-reading the generic synopsis, I thin the word "detonate" may be more deliberate than we thought, and probably not exactly what it seems to mean.


I still maintain that detonate is used metaphorically, to show a burst of controversy and the division of starfleet in different factions based on their views for whatever idea it is Cumberbatch represents.
Then why don't they just say "blah blah divided the fleet blah blah"? Detonated is so tied with explosions in the English language that any other use of the word is odd.
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