Therin of Andor wrote:
It seems STO can't even keep it's tie-ins straight.
No, it's a shock reveal, showing us that what some characters believed in "The Needs of the Many" was not
the entire story.
I kinda like the sound of that. The interview format of TNoTM does leave quite a bit of wiggle room.
What you mention in the spoiler could have taken place after the interview, even.