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Old May 10 2013, 05:35 PM   #11
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Re: Star Trek VI: Valeris gets away with murder?

You're forgetting the key line that frames the whole scene. When they walk in Kirk says:
Once again, we've saved civilization
as we know it.

And the good news is they're not
going to prosecute.

They might as well have arrested me;
I felt like Lieutenant Saavik.
WE. US. ME. This is all in reference to them. The dialog was smartly re-ordered.
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