Re: Was I the only one who disliked Far Beyond the Stars?
All of startrek is just a illusion by the Talosians to keep Pike and his decendants in line on Talos anyway.
Wouldn't that make his simulated life after his accident an illusion within the illusion?
"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