After the Romulan Commander leaves Spock alone, he pulls out his communicator to contact Kirk. As a non-Romulan, it makes no sense that the Romulan Commander would allow him to keep his communicator - even if he is somewhat trusted by her. See more
Enterprise Medical Log, stardate 5027.3, Dr. Leonard McCoy recording. I'm concerned about Captain Kirk. He shows indications of increasing tension and emotional stress.
I have completed the assignment, Captain: a theoretical incursion...
Captain James T. Kirk
Yes, Mr. Chekov, I can read, and as usual, your theoretical evaluations do not tally with mine. Return to your duty, and I'll let you know when your work is satisfactory. Mr. Spock, full sensor scan on the region, please.
I did give a ...