Spoilers Star Trek: Discovery 1x12 - "Vaulting Ambition"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Commander Richard, Jan 21, 2018.

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Rate the episode...

  1. 10 - Great!

    23.9%
  2. 9

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  3. 8

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  4. 7

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  5. 6

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  6. 5

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  7. 4

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  9. 2

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  10. 1 - Not great.

    1.9%
  1. T'Bonz

    T'Bonz Romulan Curmudgeon Administrator

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    No, she did the Captain bit in pretend because (God knows why) she was a Captain in the MU. That's what I meant. Come on, what are the odds of some freaky goofy cadet doing that in the real universe? That was so contrived and stupid. I just groaned.
     
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  2. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    Not seeing the problem. They ran a scam. A variation on a well used plot from various tv show and films. Character X looks like someone else so they use it to con that person's associates.
     
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  3. T'Bonz

    T'Bonz Romulan Curmudgeon Administrator

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    I'm saying, they're writing her very Wesley Crusher-like. OF COURSE, she figures out the medical stuff in engineering. OF COURSE, she faces the M.U. as Captain Killy and can pull it off in spite of being a cadet.

    Meh.
     
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  4. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    It's related to the Spores. Something she has intimate knowledge of as Stamet's right hand. She's not conducting brain surgery on a whim or whipping up a new intermix formula for the warp engines.
    All she had to do as Captain Killy was be an asshole with a side order of psycho.
     
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  5. Mr. Adventure

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    I’d say episode 13 rectified this pretty well, there were a lot of women in on the action, heck Tyler wasn’t even anywhere to be seen.
     
  6. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    He's a bit out of sorts right now.
     
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  7. cooleddie74

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    Saying Tyler isn't himself right now would be the greatest understatement in the entire history of this board.
     
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  8. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    I'm sorry, the old Tyler can't come come to the phone right now....
     
  9. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Believe it or not Voq isn't at home...
     
  10. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    Voq has left the building. Forward all mail to voq@stovokor.com
     
  11. Locutus of Bored

    Locutus of Bored Greedo is Good, Till the Next Edit Moderator

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    The cadet turned acting Captain in DS9 Valiant. Kirk going from suspended cadet to Captain in a day in ST09 then ordered back to cadet and then back to Captain again in a day in Into Darkness.
     
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  12. T'Bonz

    T'Bonz Romulan Curmudgeon Administrator

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    Oh, don't even get me started on Kirk from suspended to Captain and back and forth. :lol:
     
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  13. Locutus of Bored

    Locutus of Bored Greedo is Good, Till the Next Edit Moderator

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    I think I recall Dennis saying something like "BEST DAY EVER!" at the time.
     
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  14. T'Bonz

    T'Bonz Romulan Curmudgeon Administrator

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    LOL.

    And Valiant? Utterly unwatchable. I wanted them all, minus Jake, to be spaced in battle.
     
  15. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    Killy is an overachiever. She killed people three at a time to get to the top faster.
     
  16. Locutus of Bored

    Locutus of Bored Greedo is Good, Till the Next Edit Moderator

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    Even though she was a total pain in the ass like the rest of the cadets, I admittedly had a bit of crush on the XO, mini-Admiral Nechayev.

    [​IMG]
     
  17. T'Bonz

    T'Bonz Romulan Curmudgeon Administrator

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    Oh, nothing wrong with crushes. Half my problem with the loss of Lorca and the ruination of his sly personality is that he's friggin' HOT. Saru just won't do it.
     
  18. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    Did Red Squad lift their emblem from the Mirror Universe?
     
  19. Locutus of Bored

    Locutus of Bored Greedo is Good, Till the Next Edit Moderator

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    Yeah, it's very similar. And their behavior as well, it seems. Either they're fanatical teenage fascist robots who won't question insane orders or they're sabotaging planetary energy systems as part of a coup attempt on the Federation President or they're making reckless training maneuvers and blaming the one cadet who got killed for the whole thing. It's strange that Starfleet would not disband this group...
     
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  20. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk MSGT USAF 1947-1972 Premium Member

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    Faculty Advisor Lorca convinced the Commandant otherwise.
     
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