In which a major plot point of the movie is spoiled.

YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. BELOW HERE BE SPOILERS.

My wife and I just got out of Star Trek Into Darkness (or Star Trek into Darkness, depending on whether you're on the side of righteousness or depravity). My wife, who enjoys Star Trek (but not enough to remember the character of Khan from the either the old movie or the TV series, both of which we've seen in the last six months), nonetheless had this remarkably insightful takeaway from the movie:

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"As soon as that guy said he was an admiral, I knew he was going to be evil, because Starfleet admirals are always evil. I liked him, so I tried to forget that they're always bad guys, but I really saw that twist coming."