Adam B. Vary
May 18, 2009 AT 12:00 PM EDT

One of the constant refrains I’ve heard about J.J. Abrams’ new Star Trek is that the Kirk/Spock origin story finally gives Trek geeks a solid one up on Star Wars geeks, who have spent the better part of the decade suffering through three woefully disappointing Skywalker/Vader origin story movies. Onto that fire, I now toss the following can of gasoline:

Let the ALL CAPS comment board flame war commence.

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