STAR TREK: IN MEMORIAM
  By Scott Warner
  

What should a science fiction fan say that would be a fitting tribute and memorial to the enduring and groundbreaking enterprise that was Star Trek ? Not very much because all aspects of the series have already been well threshed, winnowed and ground to fine powder over the past forty years. This is proof of the uncanny degree of excitement, interest, introspection, love and even hate that Star Trek generated not only for sci-fi fans but also for a significant proportion of the Earth?s entire population.

In fact, it is just as meaningful and appropriate to simply maintain the abiding silence of outer space itself in honor of the Enterprise?s passage into the great unknown of Memory. All the words that have been written about Star Trek over the decades are no longer necessary, it is only the knowing and caring that matter. There is no need to speak aloud that she is already missed. If one could procure a magnum of Dom Perignon, vintage 2293, then it would be fitting and proper to raise an appreciative toast to her final voyage:
?Mr. Scott, please cut power.?

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  STAR ROLL OF HONOR QUOTATIONS
  THE ORIGINAL SERIES
 10)All Our Yesterdays
  London harlot: "I'm game love, you lead and I'll folla. Where's Library?"
 9)What Are Little Girls Made Of?
  Kirk: "Enough Mr. Spock, I'm sick and tired of your half-breed interference!"
 8)The Omega Glory
  Capt. Tracey: "We killed thousands and still they came!"
 7)Devil in the Dark
  McCoy: "By golly Jim, I'm beginning to think I can cure a rainy day!"
 6)I, Mudd
  Spock: "Logic. . . is little tweeting bird."
 5)A Piece of the Action
  Kirk: "Oh look, another jack! How lucky for you, you've got a half fizzbin already!"
 4)Savage Curtain
  Yarnek: "The same reason that brought here Captain, the need to know things."
 3)City on the Edge of Forever
  Spock: "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bearskins."
 2)Journey to Babel
  Thelev: "I seem to have miscalculated."
 1)Miri
  Onlie: "Bonk bonk on the head!
Capt. Kirk: "No more blah blah blah!"
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