Kirstie Alley: Saavik
Saavik : Admiral, may I ask you a question?
Kirk : What's on your mind, Lieutenant?
Saavik : The Kobayashi Maru, sir.
Kirk : Are you asking me if we're playing out that scenario now?
Saavik : On the test, sir... will you tell me what you did? I would really like to know.
McCoy : Lieutenant, you are looking at the only Starfleet cadet who ever beat the no-win scenario.
Saavik : How?
Kirk : I reprogrammed the simulation so it was possible to rescue the ship.
Saavik : What?
David Marcus : He cheated.
Kirk : I changed the conditions of the test; got a commendation for original thinking. I don't like to lose.
Saavik : Then you never faced that situation... faced death.
Kirk : I don't believe in the no-win scenario.
[after allowing the simulated Enterprise to be destroyed]
Saavik : Permission to speak freely, sir?
Kirk : Granted.
Saavik : I do not believe this was a fair test of my command abilities.
Kirk : And why not?
Saavik : Because... there was no way to win.
Kirk : A no-win situation is a possibility every commander may face. Has that never occurred to you?
Saavik : No, sir, it has not.
Kirk : And how we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life, wouldn't you say?
Saavik : As I indicated, Admiral, that thought had not occurred to me.
Kirk : Well, now you have something new to think about. Carry on.
Saavik : Captain's log: Stardate 8130.3. Starship Enterprise on training mission to Gamma Hydra, section 14, coordinates 22-87-4. Approaching Neutral Zone; all systems normal and functioning.
Sulu : Leaving section 14 for section 15.
Saavik : Standby. Project parabolic course to avoid entering Neutral Zone.
Sulu : Aye, captain.