There's no easy way to say this, Captain.
Commodore Edrich frowned deepening the lines in his face. It's Ambassador Spock. He's been captured with a group of unificationists on one of the Romulan Empire's outer worlds. Picard's mouth went dry. Spock..do they know who he is?? Edrich shook his head. Not yet--so time is of the essence. That's why we're dispatching a consultant to help you. Someone who knows. Spock like the back of his hand. Picard shifted uneasily in his chair. A consultant? he echoed. The commodore nodded. " His name is McCoy. Admiral Leonard McCoy"