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Old May 10 2013, 01:16 PM   #153
Admiral Buzzkill
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Re: Starship Size Argument™ thread

throwback wrote: View Post
Tomorrow is Yesterday
Christoper: I see. Did the Navy...
Kirk: We're a combined service, Captain.

Whom Gods Destroy
A.
Garth: You, Captain, are second only to me as the finest military commander in the galaxy.
Kirk: That's very flattering. I am primarily an explorer now, Captain Garth.
B.
Kirk: I agree there was a time when war was necessary, and you were our greatest warrior. (He is speaking to Garth.)

Star Trek II
A.
Chekov: The order comes from Admiral James Kirk.
David
: I knew it! I knew it! All along the military has wanted to get their han...
B.
David:I've tried to tell you before. Scientists have always been pawns of the military---
Carol
:Starfleet has kept the peace for a hundred years, I cannot and will not subscribe to your interpretation of this event.
Thanks for making my point for me. The "Whom Gods Destroy" scene is the one in which Kirk draws a distinction between himself and Garth, making it clear that while Garth was a warrior Starfleet has changed and Kirk considers himself an explorer.

Still waiting for a TOS reference (not a TOS-based movie, but TOS) in which the crew of a Starfleet vessel refers to it as a "warship." Surely you have...one?
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