"James Kirk," Thea reasoned, tone bordering on contempt. She leaned closer. "When I met you before-in that other timeline-I knew then that he was something special to you." She paused for just a moment. "Can he be worth what you are doing, Spock? Can any one man be worth an entire universe?"
The Vulcan’s response was direct and without hesitation. “Yes.”
—Killing Time by Della Van Hise