10 Reasons Picard Was The Best Star Trek Captain

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He was Locutus of Borg

To me, the Borg we absolutely terrifying. I remember watching TNG at my grandmother’s house and I hid behind the sofa when the Borg started telling people that they were about to be assimilated. I think they were truly one of the best enemies of the entire franchise for the fear factor; they were practically space-vampire-zombies.

What does this have to do with Picard? Well he was one for a while! He fought the Borg with as much force as Kirk could muster and even once he was assimilated into a Borg drone, he came back from the collective and recovered.

Point of Interest: One of the original plots was to merge Data and Picard into a single drone, but the writers cancelled this idea because someone asked why the Borg would do it and they had no answers.

“I am Locutus of Borg. Resistance is futile. Your life as it has been is over. From this time forward, you will service us.”

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