star trek dvd release is today! hurray!
and now, words to the wise from mr. spock.
capt. kirk: “scotty, channel all the impulse on warp into one massive thrust forward. that might snap us out of this.”
scotty: “aye, captain – but i’ll reserve some for the shields in case we don’t get out.”
i submit, mr. scott, that if we do not get out, the shields would be extraneous. it would only prolong our wait for death by a short period of time.