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Old August 25th 07, 20:21   #30
Jade Jaguar
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Re: EpDis: The Parliament Of Dreams

Originally Posted by Lousy_Dodgers View Post
G'Kar... he remains a largely self-interested individual at this point in the series.
I don't agree with that at all. G'Kar's interest is not self interest, but the interest of all his people, obtaining retribution against the Centauri for their long and brutal occupation of Narn, which was destructive of their culture, and doubtless involved the deaths of tens of thousands, perhaps even millions.

I never saw G'Kar as bad, or evil, but only as someone who was demanding what he considered to be justice for his people. Most humans would certainly feel as he did, under such circumstances. It always puzzled me that he did not get more sympathy from Earth people, prior to the second Centauri invasion. Of course G'Kar did transcend such thoughts eventually, but how many humans would?
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