[LMB] Barrayaran Ranks and The problem of being related to Miles
kcollett at hamilton.edu
Tue Sep 6 20:58:11 BST 2011
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Harimad <harimad2001 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I don't see how Ivan's rank as captain could have been Navy-type captain
>> (equivalent to Army colonel) either. He's too young and inexperienced. If
>> you remember the TV show M*A*S*H, the venerable Potter was a colonel. I've
>> already read Ivan to be an Army-style captain.
On Sep 6, 2011, at 2:54 PM, Jeff Shultz wrote:
> Except that Miles aspired to the same rank... and it was definitely the ship
> captain level of captain for him.
I don't think so. Where's the textev? He talks about how petty and unimportant the promotion to captain is, even though he still wants it. Doesn't sound like a ship captain promotion to me.
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