… to have [Mako] say ‘For my family’—but it’s not only the family that she lost in that memory. I made the conscious decision not to show the family destroyed in the memory, because it’s all the family that she’s formed. It’s the Russians that died, the Chinese that died. It’s the human family that we’ve seen slaughtered. So far in the movie, every single time a kaiju appears was a losing moment. And this is a huge victory.