Re: Why Did Gene drop Christopher Pike?
Additionally, with 2nd pilot Spock now written as more cold-hearted (the entire "kill Mitchell" dialogue / "all I know is logic" lines) than his 1st pilot self ("the WOMEN!" / smiling, 'nuff said)...
Spock was smiling in Where No Man...
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock