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Old June 15 2013, 02:25 AM   #52
Captain Clark Terrell
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Re: Has anyone else noticed the major plot flaw in TWOK?

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Perhaps most of Khan's people had died off at that point, and those were their children.
Yet they look nothing like their parents.

Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
Perhaps the eel somehow sensed that its 'brother' had died (when Terrell shot himself) and thus was a bit in distress.
That's what I think. Why else would it try to escape just moments after the other eel had died? It's possible Chekov was able to resist enough to dislodge it, too. Too bad Kirk was waiting for it with a phaser as soon as it left Chekov's ear.

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