Commander Spock regrets the day Dr. McCoy said, “Permission to speak freely, sir,” and he replied, “I welcome it.”  McCoy has not stopped sharing his opinions since that time, and it’s very likely the doctor never will.

In other words, why Spock considers his constant headache his own fault.


about what happened at Starfleet, the test and everything, I know it looks like I was using you or whatever. and I’m sorry. I really am. and —I just hope you’ll forgive me. 

                                  ——you’re not Gaila, are you?