According to the novelization, Jankowski later committed suicide. He left a note which said only, "On my head,". He meant that he foresaw his mistake being the reason for humanity's extermination. See more
It is said that in every age, there is one singular event that forever changes the world around us. A nexus, if you will.
It is said that the future is always born in pain. The history of war is the history of pain. If we are wise what is born of that pain matures into the promise of a better world. Because we learn that we can no longer afford the mistakes of the past.
But in the pain of that war, a future was born. A future that would one day have a name whispered on a hundred worlds. A final...