Since the Discovery originally arrived in the 32nd century, the boat and its team has been looking for the missing Federation. This bodes well. Starfleet is a hierarchal structure, and its boats are important for a bigger association with a bigger reason. Without a Federation or Starfleet to answer to, Discovery has been in endurance mode (relatable). It’s agonizing for them to consider the past, which speaks to an endless misfortune.
All things considered, Discovery has placed the entirety of its confidence in this new future: in the conviction that, when they discover the Federation, all that will bode well once more. Like such a great amount in this superb Season 3, the Discovery’s expectation is compensated, however not without its subtleties and entanglements. They discover the Federation and it’s honestly fit as a fiddle than I expected, however it’s as yet not the association they gave up.
It’s a lot more modest—both as far as number of boats and number of part planets. The Federation is in endurance mode as well, and seemingly more depleted than the team of the Discovery—all things considered, they have been in endurance mode for any longer, since the secretive Burn over a century prior. This isn’t a Federation of five-year missions of investigation; this is a Federation simply attempting to settle the most recent emergency.
A significant part of the sensational pressure of the scene comes in whether or not Discovery actually fits within the Federation. Saru and Michael’s underlying discussions with Admiral Vance are not as warm and inviting as the Discovery would have sought after, yet it’s straightforward given what we are aware of the condition of this side of the universe why the Federation is so damn careful.
It may have been enticing to make the Federation evil or traded off or a flat out wreck here, however I’m happy Discovery didn’t go toward that path. This 32nd-century, post-Burn Federation isn’t terrible; they’re simply drained and compelled to be savvy about their assets. What’s more, eventually, truly, the Discovery accepts they can discover a spot here, that they can be useful.