Re: Trek II ~ Khan's Wife
If you think about it, having her in the wheelchair instead of dead works into the story better, especially if they exaggerated how crippled she was.
"I shall leave you as you've left her..." if you will.
It also works well given that Khan crippled the Enterprise
, the leading lady in Kirk's life.
"Many things seem clever to an imbecile." --Captain Thelin th'Valrass, USS Enterprise-- "The Chimes at Midnight"