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Old June 17 2014, 04:27 AM   #60
Brutal Strudel
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Re: Why no Sela in 'Nemesis'?

He also laughed. Both were signs that he was embracing his human half, having learned from Vejur that the non-emotional ideal he had sought was "cold, barren."

It is possible, though, that a Vulcan aged 20 to 25 is not expected to have such total emotional control--it would explain Spock's emotional displays in "The Menagerie." For a race that lives a quarter of a millenium, full adulthood might not be reached until the thirties or so. Saavik's tears--like Spock's grinning at the Talosian flora and exclaiming "The women!"--could be chalked up to adolescence.
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