Re: Charlie X Is Incredibly Brave
Indeed, Kirk was conceived as a flawed and very human hero from the beginning. From TMOST
James T. Kirk is an idealist, rather sensitive, with a strong, complex personality. Constantly on trial within himself, he feels acutely the responsibility of his position and is therefore fully capable of letting the worry and the frustration lead him into error. Ignoring the fact that he is also capable of fatigue, Kirk is often inclined to push himself beyond human limits. When he must give in to fatigue, he condems himself because he is not superhuman.
Perfect heroes make for bad drama. Hell, even Superman has his off days.
“All the universe or nothingness. Which shall it be, Passworthy? Which shall it be?”