Santa Kang wrote:
Looked like a WWII general's uniform to me. I agree it seems odd, as Picard is the history/anthropology buff.
that said, I think the pilot's theme (but not plot) was pretentious. Why would some omnipotent choose humans to be their rivals and successors? I think this reeked of the Great Bird.
It kind of flies in the face of the ideals behind the Federation and gives credence to the "Homo Sapiens Only Club" concept.
Well, the Q only put humanity and not the Federation on trial. Nice that we were worthy of their attention.