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# 106
12-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Originally Posted by quintaris View Post
Do we know he was half-trained? I got the impression he was basically writing his final exam and was ready to graduate.

I mean, Bones was technically a cadet, but he had his medical degree.
Don't split hairs, it's pretty irrelevant whether he was half-trained, a third trained or three quarters trained, it's just a figure of speech. The point is that Kirk wasn't an Academy graduate, and expecting a seasoned crew to follow orders from some kid who never graduated is something which would never happen in the real world.

I know, I know... Suspend Disbelief...