Interesting that Goodman goes with such an extreme interpretation of the Eugenics Wars. I can see that within the context of TOS, but it's a bit hard to reconcile with what we've seen of the 21st century in TNG and the later shows (for instance, the late '90s in VGR's "11:59" didn't look very post-apocalyptic). Anyway, it's certainly not reconcilable with the novelverse's version of the Eugenics Wars, nor with Forgotten History
's assertions about the replicability of the Enterprise
's slingshot maneuvers.
Hmm... I wonder if