Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
I'm sure the pun inherent in the title is intentional. It's probably not about redshirt security guards, that's just a hook to lure in the reader (how many people even know that the word 'ensign' can also refer to a flag?). And it seems to be working.
Outside of America, quite a few. However, Trek is an American series so the majority of it's fans probably don't.