Season 3 voiceover

 Posted on 5/17/1998 by J. Michael Straczynski <> to CIS

Rebecca Costello <> asks:
> My sister turned to me and asked, "Why does she say that?
> Isn't peace more important than victory?"
> As one person put it, we're just about swimming in the
> interpretations at this point, so I'd like to ask you: what was
> your intention with those lines?

Peace can be a surrender as well as an achievement, especially
when facing an enemy dedicated to something unpleasant. Chamberlin
returned from a visit to Germany with a so-called agreement in his
hands, and announced that by granting concessions to Hitler, he had
achieved "peace in our time."

Peace is a byproduct of victory against those who do not want