Originally Posted by omegaman
As I understand it Nero and Spock are thrown back in time of their own timeline where events then create the alternate timeline. This event occurs in the current Universe NOT a parallel one. Therefore single Universe, alternate timeline. NOT Parallel Universe, parallel timeline.
I see you're one of the few who understands the difference between parallel and alternate universes and timelines, Omega...
I usually find it easier to explain it as parallels being lines going off to the left and right infinitely...then the alternates are running parallel on the above and below...