Re: I am taking command of the fleet.
Back to the opening post.....
Wasn't it just a case of they were getting their butt kicked and Picard, one of their finest, (with a history of fighting the Borg) sounded like he knew what to do?
Exactly. I'm sure everyone recognized him, and were quite happy to yield command to a proven leader. They wouldn't blame him for being Locutus, because everyone knows that drones have no choice when they're assimilated. Not even Picard.
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