Dan Deckert <email@example.com> asks: > Besides, why go to Sheridan when he's able to work out a solution > on his own?
Bear in mind also that Sheridan is totally *outside* Gideon's chain of command. His authority goes up to the president of the Earth Alliance, not the ISA. It would be like a field commander in NATO going to Clinton with a problem. He has to go through the chain of command first.