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. . . phlebotnum.”

That being what Bones would’ve said had he taken a look at the “red matter” in Spock’s ship.  Which is fine because, as Russell Arben Fox notes, the new Star Trek film manifestly works.  I don’t share the qualms Timothy Burke and his commenters are expressing over the continuity issues raised by the film, because I care more about quality than continuity.  Moreover, I think what Abrams did there was damn clever.

(If you ain’t yet seen the film but plan to this is where you should stop reading.)

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