Time and time again, franchise icons like Captain Kirk, Picard, and all the rest have gone through countless adventures to uphold those Starfleet’s good values and speak for themselves. The most optimistic view of the future thanks to the United Federation of Planets. But as compelling and enduring as the creator of “Trek”, what Gene Roddenberry’s intentions for this franchise could have been, true Can it really be so without acknowledging the darkness behind such a vast, structured, and blatant military hierarchy?
Entering Season 31, the “Trek” series’ answer to the more realist (though purists might say “skeptic”), who can’t help questioning whether Starfleet’s mission is to find new life in the alien world, and getting in on the business – almost always flying around in super-powered battleships armed to the teeth, to boot – is always real vibrant with the aspirational tone of every movie and show.
Though relatively more modern installments like “Enterprise” and JJ Abrams’ film “Star Trek Into Darkness” have explored deeper into the mysteries behind Starfleet’s secretive espionage and intelligence division, “Deep Space Nine.” ” was honored to officially introduce Season 31 into the fold in keeping with the show’s more nuanced, complex, and challenging approach to materials. The season 6 episode, titled “Inquisition,” named this unnamed organization through the character Luther Sloane (William Sadler), whom the screenwriters use to suggest the radical view that dirty work Starfleet’s filth is done by outright villains – with them tacit endorsements, nothing more and nothing less.
While most adhere to the idea that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, Section 31 shows that even the most reasonable ideals can be turned into dark and questionable ends.
https://www.slashfilm.com/1053579/the-dark-side-of-the-star-trek-universe-section-31-explained/ The Dark Side of the Star Trek Universe: Part 31 Explained