Re: Was the reveal of the Enterprise-A a big surprise?
C.E. Evans wrote:
So there's probably some irony that the Excelsior-class ultimately became a mainstay of the fleet for the better part of a century.
As far as I know, the design was
superior to Enterprise
. That said, Styles' posturing about a ship that wasn't even fully operational was childish and petty. Seeing Excelsior
grind to a halt outside spacedock always brings a smile to my face.
"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