Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

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Zeta Gundam

Quattro Bajeena's Dakar Speech[edit]

Char: I would like to start by asking the forgiveness of the members of this Assembly and of all Federation citizens. We mean no disrespect to you by taking control of this session. I am Lieutenant Quattro Bajeena of the Anti-Earth Union Group. But there is one more thing I must disclose before I say what I came here to say: I have another name. I am the man who was once known as Char Aznable. I come before you today as the bearer of the true ideals of Zeon. Do not think of me as Char Aznable, who served the Principality of Zeon, but rather as the son of Zeon Deikun. Zeon Deikun’s legacy has nothing to do with the evil and hatred wrought by the Zabi dynasty. Zeon Deikun did not found the Principality of Zeon! And when we look at the Titans, when we see them doing whatever they please with the full backing of the Earth Federation Forces, it becomes apparent that they are more depraved then the Zabi dynasty ever was!

Humanity moved to space so that the planet would not collapse under the weight of its people. Once there, they flourished, expanding their living space, as they built more colonies with their own hands! Unfortunately, their success filled them with hubris, and their dreams of glory gave birth to the nightmare of the Zabi dynasty! We must not repeat their mistake! Why won’t people understand that moving into space can broaden their horizons!? We all believe that humanity should no longer pollute the Earth! Only the Titans, whose souls are weighed down by gravity, think of ravaging it! Why is it so hard for people to understand? Since the dawn of history, mankind has played in this cradle, this Earth. But now, humanity must leave the nursery behind! Our infancy has come to an end!

Tell me why we must - at this turning point in our history - fight amongst ourselves, and further pollute the Earth? The Earth should be returned to its natural state, and all of humanity should make their home in outer space! Otherwise, Earth will no longer remain the blue planet. Even this very city of Dakar is slowly being engulfed by the desert. That is how exhausted the Earth has become! Every one of us here right now would like to see the Earth remain alive and beautiful. If we truly feel this way, then we should not cling to the Earth, like parasites only seeking to fulfill our selfish desires.

The Titans have started a battle above us, disregarding the lives of the delegates of this Assembly. You can see the brutality of their actions for yourselves. They set themselves above the regular Earth Federation Forces, and smear anyone who opposes them as terrorists. But it is their own arrogance that is their greatest sin; it will be the ruin of humanity! Those of you who have been watching these events unfold on television must realize by now that this is who the Titans are. I admit, it was wrong of us to take over this Assembly, but what of the Titans, who are trying to destroy it with the representatives still inside? Would they even destroy their own supporters among them?!


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