Re: 7X12 Nightmare in Silver(Grading/Discussion)(SPOILERS)
Mister Fandango wrote:
He was more than conflicted. He was devastated by having to give the order to destroy an entire galaxy, as he effectively said near the beginning of the episode. The implication was that was the main reason he went to hide to begin with.
My understanding was that was a thousand years before. They've blown up world's since that usage, and it was that continued use which he's trying to avoid now that's on his mind. The captain herself had failed to follow such orders, which is what put her in charge of this punishment platoon. I'll have to watch the scene again.
“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi