Re: Federation vs The Dominiom: The Rematch.
^The problem with relying on technology of that sort is that there's no backup plan if it fails. As deplorable as the loss of human life is, there are some things that only flesh and blood people can do when the chips are down.
"He clapped his captain—his friend—on the shoulder. Yes, this man was very much like James Kirk, in all the ways that mattered." --Christopher L. Bennett-- Star Trek: Mere Anarachy, The Darkness Drops Again