Well, if Kirk came because the guard called him, what took the guard so long to come back to the room and notice the Orion wasn't there anymore? He should have been first inside, yet he only showed up long after Kirk did...
He was on break, lol
Yes, I agree that it would have been a good idea to have a quick shot of Lolani grabbing the knife from the Slavers belt. That was the knife that she used but should have been made clear.