Re: Episode of the Week: 2x20 "The Emissary"
Killing Alexander would also have done the trick. It would have been difficult to come up with a way to write that into the story, but it would have been worth it.
Duras attacks K'Ehleyr not realizing Alexander is nearby. He tries to stab her but misses, fatally wounding Alexander instead.
"He clapped his captain—his friend—on the shoulder. Yes, this man was very much like James Kirk, in all the ways that mattered." --Christopher L. Bennett-- Star Trek: Mere Anarachy, The Darkness Drops Again