Escalation Born of Desperation: The Dark Knight vs. “Will You Take My Hand?”

One of the central themes of Star Trek: Discovery’s inaugural season has been about the cost of utopia. In times of crisis how far is too far when it comes to preserving the Federation and its long-standing noble values?

Assimilate This! “Will You Take My Hand?” vs. “I, Borg”

That cognitive dissonance so many Starfleet admirals seem to specialize in is on display in both "I, Borg" and “Will You Take My Hand” as the Federation debates whether to annihilate aliens that would happily do the same if their roles were reversed.

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