One alternative interpretation that might exist is that Kirk was planning to shoot the Reliant
itself pre-emptively before
it could fire again at the Enterprise
. Too late--Reliant
got another shot off before Kirk could get power diverted to the phasers.
Targeting at the photon torpedoes
? I wouldn't think so.
Mr. Sulu, divert everything to the
Too late --
On VISUAL SCREEN, Photon torpedoes approach...
The bridge is shaken badly, screens go dark, fires spark
and erupt. ALARMS and SOUND full. Crew personnel try
to put out electrical fires, help the fallen --