Originally Posted by tannerwaterbury
Cause they needed the magma to somehow ignite the Red Matter (From what I remember). Then again, they could of had a detonation device attached to the canister, drop it down, and at a certain altitude, the canister detonates, and the Black hole is formed, sucking the planet up.
Didn't need the magma to detonate within the Narada??? Though it probably would have done it. I think just rising to somewhere above "room temp" would had done the trick from what happened on the Narada. A detonation device does sound better. Blow it up at the proper time...anywhere...!