was one of the most badass things in the show – @ussdiscoparty
The best thing about this was that she’s a doctor. She has done this before. This wasn’t a tough military guy telling Ash to suck it up and will his way through it. (The implication with being the victim of mental illness is about force of will and weakness/strength)
This was a doctor using her skills and experience to help a soldier in a crisis.
While simultaneously shooting some Klingons.
Lorca: I demand that you risk your life for this.
Stamets: I can risk my life one more time.
Lorca: I would never ask you to do that.
Just saw the last Discovery episode and let me tell you that if Paul Stamets isn’t ok and won’t spend another 100 years forcing himself to listening to opera because his perfect husband Hugh Culber likes it I will personally travel to Vancouver or whatever Canadian pine forest they film this god forsaken show in and cancel it myself.
(Screencaps from star-trek.info. Lyrics from “New Rules” by Dua Lipa.)
Girl, you know he’ll just leave you in a Klingon prison.