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Regarding the most recent episode, I thought Ed should learn to duck or at least crouch when he's in a shootout with blaster-wielding trolls.
I wondered why it didn't occur to him to surrender to them. He's obviously not a Krill (though this episode somewhat clumsily establishes that Krill can disguise themselves) so the trolls shouldn't be after him, and this could be a valuable opportunity to make contact with a new space-faring and clearly advanced species who is a potential ally against the Krill. At it is, by engaging in a firefight with them and escaping in a recognizable Union shuttle, he may have just made the Union another enemy.

It's also somewhat annoying that the trolls (whose species name I clearly can't recall) take such a plot-convenient amount of time to find Mercer and whats-her-face. This race has interstellar tech, but then engage in inefficient foot-patrols though the jungle at night? No aerial surveillance, no infra-red, no sci-fi "bioscanners" or whatever? They seem strangely determined to hunt down every survivor of her ship, but little ability to cross the finish line.
 

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