Wow. Very, VERY powerful scenes.
And the more I read it, the more I know I couldn't have done it. To know that a coup was coming and that a terrible threat could
be unleashed on the galaxy again...I could never have stayed. I would've had to try to warn someone what was coming.
If I were her Starfleet superiors, I would order her back and punish her if there was any
evidence that she knew and didn't say anything. Harsh--but that is what military discipline is supposed to be.