[LMB] Barrayaran Ranks and The problem of being related to Miles

Tel teldreaming at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 21:58:23 BST 2011


On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 2:54 PM, Jeff Shultz <jeffshultz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Except that Miles aspired to the same rank... and it was definitely the ship
> captain level of captain for him.

I'll just reiterate the point I was making initially - a Russian naval
third rank captain is about midway between Anglo naval captain and
Army captain in rank (~LCDR, but considered a bit more senior by the
Russians). This would be just about exactly the right seniority for
Ivan/Miles in Memory - serious enough rank that it matters, junior
enough that it doesn't matter too much.

-Tel



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