Re: Who were the choices for "actually it's one of them"
Probably Robert April dies in the fourth issue of the comics and his son Harrison (serving as an agent in Starfleet) comes to know about his father being alive all these years and how he was helping an endangered race achieve freedom. Harrison holds Starfleet responsible for his father’s death.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan