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Old December 15 2009, 07:27 PM   #20
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Re: Michael Eddingtonnnnn....

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I like the Eddington Arc but was he tried for treason?
Probably. More than most of the Maquis, his actions could have personally led to war with Cardassia. He deserved to spend the rest of his life in prison. He got an 'easy' death.

Not only that, but in general he was a jackass and a narcissist.
Geez, is this the general 9er 'tude?
I dunno, but it's definitely *my* "tude". I never liked Eddington after he turned traitor. (And yes, that is exactly what he was.) He was not a "noble" Maquis, like Chakotay. Eddington was in it for Eddington, nothing more. He had these revolutionary fantasies and was just out for personal glory. It was all to feed his ego - which, let's face it, is a big part of most of this guerrilla revolutionary shit anyway.

To put it another way, Eddington was to the Maquis what Dukat was to Cardassia. In both cases, it was all about *him*.

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So it wasn't a black & white issue of right and wrong. It was in the gray zone.
Which is another reason to love STS9
And another reason I didn't, because I don't believe in "gray zones".
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