Long experience has taught Arthur exactly how long it takes for a pyre to be built.
He paused in his reflections to study his work. Yup, screws fastened tightly; Keenser saves the day again! If not for him, productivity would be two, maybe three percent lower! How would the Federation cope? How would children sleep at night?
When the crew reappeared, McCoy surged towards Kirk, and immediately started shouting. “What did you do this time, you…”
McCoy was not the only one to freeze in shock, and if Spock’s eyebrow rose any higher, it threatened to escape his forehead. Scotty could only stare.
Captain Kirk’s shirt was intact. No holes, no rips, no missing chunks.