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Old October 14 2013, 05:49 PM   #4
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Re: Episode of the Week: 3x16 "The Offspring"

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I really think you're reaching here and I don't know why?
Maybe it's more about how TNG will continue this trend with other female characters down the line. You think Tasha Yar got a good send off in the last episode? That will be changed later on. Or what about K'Ehleyr? Anyone like her? Or Sito Jaxa? And that's not even counting the female characters who will be used as moral punching bags. Oh, you think ensign Ro is going to amount to much?
I like all those characters and they got better send-offs than either Kirk, Data or the Enterprise-D. I'd rather them die heroically than be shuffled off to have babies.

Every character is a tool to tell a story. They aren't real people.
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