Re: Things about Star Trek you just found out
You save Earth and help defeat a madman, you get a few perks. It was the cadet/acting Captain that placed him in charge of engineering. As the CO he can do that.
"Disgraced" is a bit of an overstatement. He mad a mistake and got punished.
The boring one, the one with Khan, the one where Spock returns, the one with whales, the dumb one, the last one, the one with Kirk, the one with the Borg, the stupid one, the bad one, the new one, the other one with Khan.