"But your proposal could be the doom of us all!"

"The ends justify the means – we are engaged in a struggle for our very survival, are we not?"

"And what of our brave fighting men? Are they to waste away in idleness?"

"Our soldiers are to be freed from the task of defense, which will allow us to go onto the offense and end this threat to our people forever."

"We know already that no single human mind could coordinate all of our defenses."

"Sir! Enemy missiles incoming!"

All over the city, people began to notice the long-familiar sight of the exhaust from incoming missiles.

"According to our simulations, he should eliminate one hundred percent of the incoming missiles."

"How many simulations have you run?"