Originally Posted by jedi_consular16
Hmm..you know I hadn't made that realization myself. But now that I think of it, it just adds more fuel to the fire that the ME3 ending was really not that good. Or rather, it at least did not measure up to the rest of the game.
I don't think it's that much of a stretch. They make it fairly obvious that the Keepers are necessary for up-keep, etc.
Clearly, they made an effort to establish that there were some processes it was not capable of doing on its own and needed a symbiotic life form to assist with
Is it clean? No. But it's consistent with its own logic.