Therin of Andor wrote:
You're saying that a few decades spent in the ceti system could have turned Khan's skin as pale as it was in TWOK?
I don't recall the Khan of "Space Seed" being all that swarthy?
Perhaps his sleeper unit in the Botany Bay doubled as a tanning bed? Perhaps he was always pale, but had a tan before climbing in for the long sleep?
There is a definite difference in the two skin tones.
I'd go for the tanning bed idea