Re: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS - Grading & Discussion [SPOILERS]
The Hollywood obsession with youth...
Not every hero needs to be in his 30ies...
But TOS Kirk was Captian in his early 30's. NuTrek he is in his 20's. That is more implaus.... Oh never mind.
But Prime Kirk likely had other commands before getting the Enterprise
. Dehner mentions a 'first command' in "Where No Man..."
Plus, Picard got the Stargazer
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"