Originally Posted by Captain Tom Coughlin
Nero is in some ways a mystic character who just dropped into the story, that's the whole point of the man out of time thing.
Ehm, no. Nero is motivated by revenge and like Khan it is his undoing. I have no idea why you deny the obvious, that the guy is a Khan copy (Spoooock! Spoooock!
Nero being a mystic character out of nowhere and connected to nobody would have been fine. Nero being a well-developed Khanesque villain would have been fine. But the worst of both worlds certainly isn't.