What? We're not at all alike! You did exactly what you had to do. You considered all your options, you tried every alternative and then you made the hard choice. Commander William Riker of the Starship Enterprise. That might've been one of the shortest assignments in the history of Starfleet. Maybe if we felt any human loss as keenly as we feel one of those close to us, human history would be far less bloody. Wouldn't that bring about chaos? I am your worst nightmare! How long can two people talk about nothing? A surprise party? Mr. Worf, I hate surprise parties. I would *never* do that to you.