Major Skokes returns (Quality of Mercy) to the war against the aliens. He's been stationed aboard a ship making a last ditch effort to destroy the alien home world as a Re-commissioned Prisoner of War. After the ship is attacked only a handful of survivors, suffering from lethal doses of radiation, attempt to complete the mission, and end the war.
Did You Know?
The title is based on the poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' by Alfred Lord Tennyson. See more
When reciting Alfred Lord Tennyson
's 1854 poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade", the cadet says, "Theirs was not to reason why. Theirs was but to do and die." The correct quote is "Theirs not to reason why. Theirs but to do and die." See more
The Control Voice
The greatest horror of war is the fateful transformation of our children into heroes.