Perhaps that's why critics and fans of the STAR TREK films often vote This as its best entry.
In the year 2285, Admiral James T. Kirk oversees a simulator session of Captain Spock's trainees. In the simulation, Lieutenant Saavik commands the starship USS Enterprise on a rescue mission to save the crew of the damaged ship Kobayashi Maru but is attacked by Klingon cruisers and critically damaged. The simulation is a no-win scenario designed to test the character of Starfleet officers.
An epilogue shows Spock's space burial and reveals that his coffin is on the surface of the Genesis planet, foreshadowing the events of the next part.