* The ship has just lost 40% of her fighter pilots and the Captain is ''sending the Icebreakers away?''
** [[spoiler:Only three of them, one of whom had been set for court-martial even '''before''' killing one of her squadmates, and another of whom had committed insubordination. Loser's dead and Bubblegum has left the ship with Toat.]]. The disbanding order was being put in place even prior to the battle.
** Why would Earth waste someone who likely carries plague-resistant genes (Whiskey claims her father didn't die) as a CannonFodder fighter pilot?
** Because a vaccine had already been created years ago.