Although in that respect - would it not seem likely that Spock would inform the relevant powers so that when that time came again, action could be more quickly taken?
But yes, it seems Nero cut of his nose to spite his face when he destroyed Romulus. You'd think that after a 25 year wait, that might have occured to him.
'If the Apocalypse starts, beep me!' - Buffy Summers
'The sky's the limit.....' Jean-Luc Picard, 'All Good Things'
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