Re: Was the reveal of the Enterprise-A a big surprise?
We're going to have to disagree on that. I think it looks like exactly what it is: a fan design that tries way too much to be cool.
What's wrong with a fan design? The Titan
was a fan design if I remember correctly.
"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