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Old May 21 2014, 04:08 AM   #21
trekshark
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Re: Why did Picard Violate the Prime Directive in Nemesis??

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So our favorite not-quite-Reman digs up a (fake?) Soongian android from some junk heap of Tal'Shiar
The explanation that B4 might have been created by someone else - perhaps, as you sort of suggested here, the Romulans attempting to roll their own Data - rather than actually being created by Soong had frankly never occurred to me. But I like it. And I'm going to blame not wanting to think about Nemesis, period, for not having thought of it.
I like that idea more than the retcon of him being a prototype prior to Data or Lore that real Soong, dream Soong, interactive hologram Soong, and android Mrs. Soong all failed to mention to Data during his interactions with them over the years of the show.
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