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

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Wed Sep 7 20:31:03 BST 2011


On Sep 7, 2011, at 11:21 AM, Ed Burkhead wrote:
> 
> When Miles craved that promotion to Captain (army scale) he didn't want to
> max out at Lieutenant, something that usually only happens due to poor
> performance (barring disability or death).  

I remember another bit of supporting evidence for Ed's position.  Somewhere in Komarr or ACC Ekaterin mentions Tien not having achieved his captaincy as maybe a sign of his problems, and Miles winces and says that there can sometimes be reasons.   Or something to that effect.

Katherine


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