Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 2: "Children of the Comet" Quotes
Ortegas: Relax, cadet, it's tradition.
Uhura: Hazing the newbie?
Ortegas: All in good fun. You get bored. It's a small ship.
Uhura: Y'know, it's really not.
Ortegas: Captain wants, y'know, regular people to hear what's actually happening on the ship, so he'll probably ask you questions.
Ortegas: That a problem?
Uhura: How do I put this? My father liked to say that I was unburdened by conversational boundaries.
Ortegas: So this will be fun for you then.
Uhura: I've read that among many things, the Aenar have a form of pre-cognitive ability.
Hemmer: I knew you were going to ask that.
Uhura: Because you sensed my question before I asked it?
Hemmer: Because everyone always asks that.
Spock: I've never understood the human inclination to laugh at others' misfortune. It feels impolite.
Chapel: That's why it's funny.
Spock: Because it breaks the social expectation?
Pike: Sometimes, Mr. Spock, things go so badly, you just have to laugh.
Pike: Y'know, the Enterprise only gets a handful of cadets a year from Starfleet. You gotta be pretty impressive to make the cut.
Uhura: Thank you, sir.
Pike: I hear you speak twelve languages.
Uhura: Um, thirty-seven.
Pike: That is an impressive and heartbreaking story, cadet.
Uhura: That's me.
What I would say to you is Starfleet has been a lifelong dream for many, myself included. If it is not your path, you might consider making way for someone else who wants to walk it.Spock
Turns out knowing your future kind of takes the fun out of imagining it.Pike
Uhura: Ow! You coulda warned me.
Chapel: Then you'd know it was gonna hurt. Y'know I've had people run on me?
Chapel: You ready for this?
Spock: I'm more than capable of managing pain...
Chapel: Mr. Spock, now you're just toying with me.
Spock: That was not my intention.
Chapel: I've noticed.
Spock: How are we doing, cadet?
Uhura: At the moment, pretending not to be in way over my head. Too honest?
Spock: I am a Vulcan. We are too honest by nature.
I find the best way to defuse tension is to apply rigorous logic.Spock