Re: Into Darkness comparisons (Spoilers)
I mean they even have to call Leonard Nimoy later in the film so that he can tell the audience how dangerous Khan is, I'm assuming because the script prior to that point hadn't done a particularly good job of establishing the fact.
Well, he was certainly dangerous to the Klingons, Pike, and whoever got blowed up...
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