Originally Posted by dotcanada
I don't believe his death was "undignified". He died by making "a difference". Did you ever see the deleted scene of how he originally was supposed to die (getting shot in the back by Sauron)? Now THAT is undignified. In the version we've all seen, Kirk risked his life to prevent the death of millions by decloaking the missle so Picard could rig it never to launch. He was a hero.
The whole Kirk dying in Generations was utterly ridiculous and very poorly thought out! First of all he never should have died and second of all if you're gonna kill off a character like Capt. Kirk....you don't do it that way!
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