Re: The curse of even Trek Films and the reboot - thought
The is no possible death scene for Kirk that people would accept.
That's not true.
But if you're going to write a major character out of the franchise make sure you put some effort into it. I felt the same way about the ends of Data and the Enterprise-D.
"If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for what we really are." - Jean-Luc Picard, "Encounter at Farpoint"