Re: First contact borg inconsistency?
There were several occasions where it was mentioned that only a fraction of his implants were removed.
When? I've been watching Trek for a really long time and have never heard any dialogue to that effect.
And if that was the case, it would be silly for Starfleet to put Picard in command of a starship (the most advanced one in the fleet) that could be used against the Federation.
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock