Originally Posted by Allronix
Malak? Bomb planet to ash. No military salvage, no infrastructure. No Dark Jedi recruits. Just a useless ball of poison rock. Total waste. Worse, the Republic has an atrocity to rally around and inspire their troops. Malak proves he's good for brute force, but that's the ONLY thing that guy can do. He's good as an enforcer, but as the one who will carry out the Big Plan? Not so much.
Well, maybe Malak did not need all those worthless people on Taris, as there weren't any force sensitives on Taris except for Bastila, the Sith apprentice and your PC.
As for Matilda, I agree with you.