Originally Posted by lonstar70
In the cave, he meets the young Kirk. In the original timeline, Spock must surly have known that a Kirk that young would not be Capt.
Kirk in the original timeline was the youngest man ever to command a starship....right at 30. It's possible that in this timeline, Jimmy T. is close to the same age as Spock knew him in the Prime Time Line, so it would be understandable for Spock Prime to assume Kirk was captain.
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