Guy Gardener wrote:
but it would have been grand if it was sexual, and the TPTB were so ignorant about the potential that they left the "possibility" wide open.
So you're saying the the morally sound Trek would condone adultery?
I just watched an episode of DS9 were Kira and O'Brien came to within millimetres of ravaging each other despite Kieko teetering around saying what good friends they are.
Did Odo get divorced from Lwaxana before he started "dating" Kira? And after he linked, wouldn't she have been married to the entire Great Link?