^Well, it's not "almost definitely" yet. For all we know, it could be a placeholder. We don't know enough to jump to any conclusions one way or the other.
Ha, I admire your precision, Christopher
The world needs more people who think through things like that.
A general question for the authors here (Trek and non-Trek), not necessarily related to The Red Ensign
: when you submit a non-final title to your publicist, how often is it a title that is actually related to the material of the work, and therefore could end up being the final title? And how often is it just something random that you put down to call the work something for the time being?