Re: Episode of the Week: 3x09 "The Vengeance Factor
One that I like.
Plus, Riker didn't really have a choice. What would they do with her if she survived? Put her on a penal colony for centuries? I chalk it up as a mercy killing. The end of the Lornak clan is what defined her and would continue to define her until they were all dead.
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"