TheLurker wrote:Thanks Cat!
WTF! there is a hole in the middle of the saucer?
In the old books and I believe in the old RPG there was something called a dreadnought but it had 3 nacelles.
I was reading the forums at IMDB.com and boy, do some people just hate this film. Hate! It is one thing for geeky nit-picking while still enjoying the movie, but some people just go overboard (it is like my hatred for Prometheus).
I did think it was odd that an enraged Spock could not defeat Khan alone. But I guess that Starfleet, not being quite as militaristic as I imagined, would not teach self defense as much.
Yeah, it seems the designer liked some of the fan designs and some stuff folks like John "Enterprise-E" Eaves has designed for the games.
There was, and it was also featured in a lousy Diane Duanne Trek novel. Similar idea that it was a secretly built ship.
Some folks will always hate it. That's their loss. It may not be classic Trek nor is it perfect. But it is fun and Trek.
I could see it, given what Khan was able to do. It was basically like watching a middle weight take on a heavy weight. Spock was outclassed. That and yes, Spock is not a soldier, where Khan was a warlord. Plus... Spock was fighting while emotional over Kirk.