Spoilers Star Trek: Picard 1x08 - "Broken Pieces"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Picard' started by pst, Mar 5, 2020.

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Rate Episode 1x08 "Broken Pieces"

  1. 10 - Fenris Rangers

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  1. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk A Spock and a smile Premium Member

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    Uh Nixon and LBJ. And probably countless military and business leaders.
     
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  2. Noname Given

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    Then it's more likely the T'kon discovered the warning; eliminated all the synth research they may have been doing (if any); and set up the adomission in that star system that they created to draw attention to it for future civilizations.

    And I say that because of the T'Kon civilization was destroyed by synths; there wouldn't have been enough of them left to create that eight sun star system.
     
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    I liked this, too. It brought home that he was in essence a scared kid -- albeit a lethal one -- away from home for the first time.
     
  5. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk A Spock and a smile Premium Member

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    What's a Reaper?
     
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    Look at the current world and its leaders...

    My interpretation was that there is a big network of openings originating from 6 hubs (one-way only, no special energy required), some more local ones (smaller, both ways) that can be opened, closed, moved... and a transwarp coil that can initiate a tunnel anywhere in any direction (energy-demanding).


    Their computers are purely numerical, though ;)

    He gets sent to Kaminar? XD

    That would be epic!

    A vision from a glowing ring could have as much validity as today's youtube videos. Maybe it was just a ConclavesEdge ragefake to discredit synths.

    He had only 4 pips.

    Yes, they were mentioned in TNG. That's what he's saying. ;) Perhaps the laddie should rephrase that.

    Unimatrix 01 must have some meaning. Her parents got excited about another member of Unimatrix 01 cause it meant he was close to the queen.
     
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    I have no idea is this is true or not, someone posted it on a discord server I’m on. But the white robot seen in the vision seems to be based off one from shutterstock
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  10. KJY

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    I never once used the word "deserve" in any of my posts. I don't know how this represents any sort of counter to anything I've said. I'm talking about attempting to influence public opinion on AI using the same evidence that shaped their own opinion on the subject, not about doing the "right" thing. Whether that would work or not, you haven't explained any possible benefit to withholding and hiding the evidence for centuries.
    Aren't convinced? What sort of unreasonable standard of evidence do you think people hold in the Federation? The show makes it very clear that an octanary system is a remarkable phenomenon that anyone would show great interest in. You might as well argue that the majority of Federation citizens don't believe the Bajoran Wormhole exists because they haven't visited is personally.
    This is a circular argument. I'm trying to argue that the way the Zhat Vash behave is completely illogical given their stated motivations. You argument seems to be "Well, that's how they behave."
    No. Their rock-solid evidence is the existence of the octanary system with the aeons old piece of technology on it. Keep in mind they actively tried to hide these things for centuries.
    You treating their claims as something completely unverifiable, like a Big Foot sighting or something. They have the coordinates to the dang thing!
    My point was that this was lazy and contrived writing, not that it didn't actually happen in the story.
    In other words, they were being stupid because the plot required it.
    Why do you ignore the fact that that mind-meld was a catalyst for other people discovering hard evidence (which they were actively trying to hide for some reason) and why do you keep acting like they can't mind meld more than one person? Imagine if they had infiltrators mind-meld half the Daystrom Institute or Vulcan Science Academy.
     
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    I don't know. But seasons don't fear them. Nor, I'm told, does the wind, the sun, or the rain.
     
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    We don't play that pussy shit in the Blue Torpedo, man
     
  13. thribs

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    From Mass Effect. Basically what this “new threat” is.
     
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    And the fact that Michael Chabon has admitting taking inspiration from Lord of the Rings, going on a quest, the Borg cube is Moria, Elnor is Legolas etc.
     
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    Narissa is basically Rita Repulsa.

    “CURSE YOU RANGERS!!” :)
     
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    Something you don't fear.
     
  17. thribs

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    That’s not the only Mass Effect connection. Like what other said online, that thing at the beginning is basically a Prothean beacon. The thing Sheppard activates and get visions of synthetics slaughtering organics.
    Luckily he didn’t start slamming his head on a rock afterwards. :)
     
  18. Cake

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    I am still so underwhelmed by this series. It is not as bad as DIS, but it is all so meh. I just think the storytelling is lacking. A lot of things don't really feel natural. It just feels so forced constructed.

    https://tv.avclub.com/star-trek-picard-offers-some-answers-on-its-worst-epis-1842280137

    I agree with a lot of the recent AV Club review.

    It doesn't help that I thought the reveal that there is a order of cliche clad in black women who got some visions from long past and because of this try to destroy all synths/robots is a bit lame.
     
  19. thribs

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    Were they all women? That might go with the theory that they are a splinter group of the female monks.
     
  20. Cake

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    Yes, all women. And as they try to connect everything with everyone it wouldn't surprise me if they connect the female monks and therefore also Elnor to the Zhat Vash, too.