Poll A way the S31/MU-Gergiou show COULD work?

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by Rahul, Feb 1, 2019.

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Which evil Georgiou would you accept as a main character?

  1. Space Hitler herself - no problem whatsoever

    13 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. Mind-wiped: Same body & similar personality, new "person" inside

    4 vote(s)
    15.4%
  3. Something else (evil clone, future-self from the past, Kelvin-Georgiou, ...)

    3 vote(s)
    11.5%
  4. No - Cancel the S31-Georgiou show before it even airs!

    12 vote(s)
    46.2%
  5. All of the above

    1 vote(s)
    3.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. thribs

    thribs Rear Admiral Commodore

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    The Sutherland? I really want to see that order carried out one day.
     
  2. thribs

    thribs Rear Admiral Commodore

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    Depends how you look at it. You could argue that the Star Wars saga is all about Anakin.
     
  3. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Admiral Admiral

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    That's another great point. Also, I would be curious to know if Dukat might have been able to have such a redemption arc.
    Sorry, I tried to link the the number one thing...

    "1 DISREGARDED A VISION IN WHICH HE REDEEMS HIMSELF
    Here's the thing about a man who is supposed to be acting from good intentions most of the time: you'd think he'd want to do better if the opportunity presented itself. We're led to believe that Darth Vader has the best intentions at first, turning toward the dark side to save his wife. It seems like he had no shot at turning to the light again until his son Luke came into the picture. That's totally not true.

    Instead of embracing this better alternative future for himself, Vader continues to bleed the crystal with all of his anguish and anger, fulfilling his mission rather than redeeming himself, as he saw was possible. "

    Other highlights include crushing an individual's heart just as a show of force to criminals, slaughtering Jocasta Nu and a whole squad of clones so they didn't discover his identity, the Rogue One slaughter, as well as eradicate whole villages while stranded on Ryloth.

    But, he gets to be a Force Ghost.
    Certainly Lucas would argue that.
     
  4. StarMan

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    While I don't object to the premise of a S31 series I do have the same reservations as the OP. Yes, the MU characters are often Cartoonish, sadistic, murderous doppelgangers of the characters from "our" universe. Thing is, they usually go back over their side of the multiverse fence (or vice versa) and we hand-wave them away - "Ah well, that's the MU for you - bloody nutcase reality" - and forget about them. However, MU Georgiou has stuck around and wants to play in this universe, so her actions against LIFE in general have to be held up to some scrutiny. She shouldn't get a clean slate because the billions she murdered were from a different universe.

    And because some of us have reasoned it this way, you say we want "fluffy" trek (Fluffy... seriously?) and point us in the direction of S1/2 of TNG? Come on. The darker moments of Trek are among my favorite. Christ, most of my favorite series are dark as hell. But this isn't Hannibal. Georgiou isn't guest starring as a potential antagonist, she's one of the leads. And no, that doesn't mean you can't have a darker character as a lead (see Hannibal). What I am saying is the series would have to be wildly different from any Trek series we've seen before with some damn good writing and explore the character as she's been presented thus far for any serious dramatic effect. If it's Spys in Space w/ dark, edgy Georgiou it's going to be a complete gloss over.
     
  5. King Daniel Beyond

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    How's that worse than genocide and eating the flesh of a sapient humanoid?:confused:
     
  6. Crazyewok

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    Slaughtung the terrorists(rebels) in rogue one was not a evil action.
    They where legitimate enemy combatants in a war zone.

    Vader did a lot of evil stuff, but killing enemy soilders doesn't really count.
     
  7. fireproof78

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    Genocide of Alderaan and cannibalizing droid parts to save himself.

    Vader is evil. Yet redeemable because...reasons :shrug:

    This line of arbitration doesn't make sense to me.
    Disagree on that one. There was no reason for Vader to get involved nor to torment and slaughter enemy combatants the way that he did.
     
  8. Crazyewok

    Crazyewok Captain Captain

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    No reason to get involved?

    He was a servant of the empire and unlike most cowardly leaders today was willing to fight from the front.

    And torment?

    Light Sabre in the chest is pretty dam quick. They got quick deaths.
     
  9. fireproof78

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    Agree to disagree on that one, since lightsaber to chest was not the only way they died. Yes, it was tortuous.