Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg
Spock seems to eager to put himself in situations where he may die due to not being able to handle the loss of his mother and Vulcan. It could be why he's in the middle of a volcano in Into Darkness.
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