Unlike a lot of Trekkers, I really enjoy the JJ Trek, but I do have one problem that I've never seen anyone else mention. That doesn't mean no one else hasn't mentioned it, I just haven't seen it anywhere... One thing I like about Star Trek as opposed to Star Wars is that Trek portrays our future, not only that, but it is a future we would love to see, a better future than other sci-fi envisions. When Orci and company wrote the new Trek, they created an alternate reality so they could have the freedom to write without contradicting canon. I compleetly understand that choice, it makes sence from a writers point of view. It is true that Star Trek has never been shy of parallel realities, but the main timeline was always supposed to be our direct future. This Abramsverse kills that. We live in a liner timeline. There will be a real 23rd century. The splitting of the timeline makes it unclear whether JJ trek is our future or the original is. The fantasy that this will be our future isn't there anymore, and I miss it.