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Old February 22 2013, 11:17 PM   #11
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Re: Paradise, what should have happened to Alixus?

There does seem to be a pattern in Star Trek that no matter how shitty your life is, if you've been living there for a while "This is our home. This is our way of life."

I don't think Alixus needed to die at the end rather than face a very long prison sentence. But the colonists definitely should have been a lot more angry and at least half of them should have left.

The entire episode might have worked better if Alixus was portrayed more like a cult leader. If she had targeted weak willed people, desperate for authority, instead of taking just a bunch of normal people. That way it would have been much more believable for everybody to want to stay behind.
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