Re: Star Trek III - The [Speculation Begins] (Spoilers)
It seems odd to abandon the next generation crew, but then to use their same trappings.
Why? It's all Star Trek.
Star Trek showed humanity having an uneasy relationship with technology long before the Borg showed up. Plus, a Borg story would allow them to flesh out Science Officer 0718.
"I tell you what you all need, you need to take a thirteenth step, down off your high horse." - Hank Hill, King of the Hill