How is the blue ending wrong? *Major Spoilers*

#1olk3034Posted 8/9/2013 11:19:56 AM
The only reason Shepard was against controlling the Reapers was because he thought it was impossible, since Illusive Man was cruel and indoctrinated

But then he finds out he was right about them being able to be controlled.

The ending doesn't kill off synthetics, nor does it forcibly rewrite everyone's DNA. Shepard uses the Reapers to improve everyone's lives. Don't see what's so wrong about this, besides Shepard becoming a computer basically. That's the only bad thing for the galaxy at least.
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#2WatermelonFartsPosted 8/9/2013 11:21:53 AM
there's nothing wrong with it if you just take the ending as it is and not ask any questions about what might or could happen
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#3xKryptonKnightxPosted 8/9/2013 11:25:23 AM
Shepard is going to pull off a Matrix and use every organic as living batteries. Or he'll go all Skynet and pretty much finish Judgment Day.
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#4sir_fredingtonPosted 8/9/2013 11:37:26 AM
Who said it's wrong? It's the paragon ending.
#5BingKafeiPosted 8/9/2013 11:42:11 AM
Possible reasons people could call the blue "control" ending wrong:

1) There's the speculation that Shepard will become corrupt with power and enslave organics to serve the machines.
Personally, I don't think this is possible, it's not like Shepard's mind is still actively controlling all the Reapers individually; I saw the control ending as Shepard rewriting the Catalyst's chief objective from "Preserve organic life no matter what" which lead to the cycles and changing it to "Assist living species without harming them", which will not lead to the cycles or to enslavement. I don't think Shepard is still "thinking", I don't think this protocol could change until someone else fired the Crucible.

2) There's the idea that Shepard was indocrinated all along and will not change the old Catalyst's ways too much for too long, that the ending was mostly some sort of Reaper-influenced dream sequence.
Myself? I disagree, I think Shepard was still Shepard when he/she made the decision.

3) There's also those who disagree with it because of what it does to EDi and the Geth - they finally became self-aware individuals, capable of learning and falling in love, and Shepard gets rid of all that instantly. To many, that is a bad thing for the galaxy.
Personally though, I think it's worth it: I think I speak for EDi and Legion when I say that if I had to give up my mind and personality, if it was for Shepard I would.
#6BingKafeiPosted 8/9/2013 11:44:06 AM
Oh and of course the people who think it's wrong just because the Illusive Man approved of it, thus it's evil. Same reason some people dislike Miranda. But that's just silly to me.
#7SRR CapdownPosted 8/9/2013 11:56:31 AM
W/ the Extended Cut, the Paragon Control is actually the ending that makes the most sense.
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#8Carribean_CoolPosted 8/9/2013 11:59:16 AM
Well seeing how being next to giant reapers on a daily basis will indoctrinate you...
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#9ozzyman314Posted 8/9/2013 12:04:40 PM(edited)
Theres no guarantee that CatShep won't come to the same conclusions the original Catalyst did is there? Especially after (inevitably) witnessing millions of years of death and slaughter.

Destroy has been, and always will be the right ending.
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#10MurphysGhostPosted 8/9/2013 12:07:52 PM
Control isn't necessarily evil, but it won't ever be the right choice.
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