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Old October 4 2013, 03:52 PM   #30
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Re: V'Ger 6 + "more than three hundred years"

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However, more precise numbers given by characters with a definite point to prove are less easy to ignore - why would Khan say "15 years" if he could say "16" or "18" or "20"?
The fix Greg Cox used in To Reign in Hell: The Exile of Khan Noonien Singh was that Ceti Alpha V's year was 1.2 times as long as an Earth year, so it was 15 local years and 18 standard years.

The problem with Greg's fix is that, if I remember correctly, Kirk independently uses the 15 year figure in TWOK.
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