When Chekov and McCoy return to the Defiant's bridge, via the turbo lift, the turbo lift doors open with a distinct "clunk". However when the turbo lift doors close, they close with the usual "swoosh" sound effect. See more
What did you have to gain by fighting the Tholians? You could have assured yourself of a captaincy by leaving the area. But you chose to stay. Why?
I need not explain my rationale to you, or to any other member of this crew. There is a margin of variation in any experiment. While there was a chance, I was bound, legally and morally, to ascertain the Captain's status.
You mean, to be sure if he was dead. Well, you made certain of that.