View Single Post
Old 01-15-2009, 03:48 AM
martok2112's Avatar
martok2112 martok2112 is offline
Fleet Admiral
Join Date: May 2008
Location: River Ridge, LA
Posts: 6,480

Originally Posted by Big D View Post
No, in The Motion Picture they wait to clear the solar system because the ship's been refurbished. There've been heavy modifications to the warp drive, and they want to be safely away from our planet in case something goes catastrophically wrong when they fire up the most powerful, space-distorting, antimatter-guzzling power source known to exist
I'm pretty sure Kirk said in his log:

"In order to intercept the intruder at the earliest possible time, we must now risk engaging warp drive while still within the solar system."

Reply With Quote