Every time I see the title of this thread I think of Vulcan Elders coming at me with canes, ready to beat me.
Heh, you're not the only one
I too believe, the 10,000 survivors are 10,000 survivors of the specific event of Vulcan blowing up, rather than only 10,000 total of the Vulcan people being left alive.
One Day I hope to be the Man my Cat thinks I am
Where are we going? And why are we in this Handbasket?