Originally Posted by Haak
Again, I am aware of that. But given the whole context of Orb, I still think a 180 degree turn around is out of character. Heck the treaty could still go ahead but I'd still expect major polarizations and dissension.
I think if there were any reason to believe that Orb could stand a chance resisting a possible AF attack on its own, there would be dissension, but not mere 2 years when Orb realized that it couldn't.