|We must meet this threat with our courage, our valor, indeed with our very lives to ensure that human civilization, not insect, dominates this galaxy now and always!|
—Sky Marshal Dienes' speech prior to launching the Klendathu Campaign., Starship Troopers
Following the disastrous Battle of Klendathu, in which 308,563 troopers were killed & 205,103 Missing. Dienes resigned as Sky Marshal, accepting responsibility for the massive losses.
- Starship Troopers (1997 film)