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Old March 29 2011, 08:23 AM   #491
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Re: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts Of Empire review thread

Rush Limborg wrote: View Post
Bajoran civilians, no. Cardassian civilians...yes.

Recall Kira's line in "Duet" that as far as the Resistance was concerned, "They were all guilty."
Yeah - and she was wrong. That was kinda the point of the episode.

Rush Limborg wrote: View Post
Furthermore--again, the death of Founders leads to the mass suicide of Jem'Hadar--and the death of all the Founders therefore leads to the mass suicide of all the Jem'Hadar.
I'm not seeing how two genocides are better than one...

Sci wrote: View Post
There's a very big difference between committing mass murder against millions of people on their native land and committing small-scale attacks against "civilians" who were part of an invading and occupying foreign culture.
Only in location and scale. The tactics of the Resistance were wrong when they targeted innocents. They may have been necessary, but they're nothing to be proud of.

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
What would an actual Cardassian civilian - meaning, somebody who is not involved with the government or the military, and thus not working as part of the occupation force - even be doing on Bajor in the first place? Not counting family members, of course.
Why aren't we counting family members?
Luna: "They're quite gentle, really... But people avoid them because they're a bit..."
Harry: "Different.
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