Originally Posted by MigueldaRican
The story of Sybock and Spock is not unlike the story of Ishmael and Isaac from the Bible. Sybock was kept at a very long distance from the fam.
Originally Posted by miles3347
Sybok mother died when he was a small child than Sarek married Amanda and had Spock. By this time in the movie Sybok would be in his exile from Vulcan. Sybok was a few years older than Spock who was a young adult in the film. In the Final frontier spock did not recognise Sybok at first, only when Sybok told him who he was did spock remember him.
Spock believes he recognizes Sybok when he first sees the transmission, but is initially not sure, then later, "not prepared to discuss matters of a personal nature". It is clear, however that Sybok and Spock were raised in the same household. LINK TO SCRIPT
I deeply regret this desperate act but
these are desperate times. I have no
desire to harm these innocents but do
not put me to the test. I implore you
to respond within twenty-four hours.
End of transmission. Spock strides to Uhura's console.
He backwinds the tape and freeze frames on Sybok's
face. It's blurry, indistinct. Spock is transfixed by
What is it, Spock? You look like
you've just seen a ghost.
Captain... perhaps I have.
I cannot be sure.
But he does seem familiar.
He reminds me of someone I knew in
Why, Spock, I didn't know you had one.
I do not often think of the past.
Spock, who is it he reminds you of?
(through the haze of
There was a young student... except-
ionally gifted... possessing great
intelligence. It was assumed that
one day he would take his place
amongst the great scholars of Vulcan.
But he was a revolutionary.
What do you mean?
The knowledge and experience he sought
were forbidden by Vulcan belief.
He rejected his logical upbringing
and embraced the animal passions of
He believed that the key to self-
knowledge was emotion... not logic.
Imagine that. A passionate Vulcan.
When he encouraged others to follow
him, he was banished from Vulcan,
never to return.
Let me get this straight. You and
Sybok have the same father but
That is correct. Sybok's mother
was a Vulcan princess. After her
death, Sybok and I were raised as
But why didn't you tell us this
I was not prepared to discuss...
matters of a personal nature. For
that I am sorry.
It would be perfectly reasonable for Sybok to be shown. Or, perhaps he'll be mentioned when Spock is before that tribunal we see in the trailer...maybe the Vuclan counsel will express hope he doesn't follow his brother's example.