And yet he was his own man. He had his own dreams. His own ambitions. And he died for them.
Simon ruled the word, went into space, saved the human race, and despite all of that never became his own man. Simon did ever thing he did solely for his girl friend. Simon's dreams were what Nia told him his dreams were. Simon's ambitions were what Nia told him his ambitions were.
Better to die a dreamer, then to live as someone else's slave.