Re: Should Chakotay have been more of a "bad ass"
Charles Phipps wrote:
I see no reason not to see why Chakotay couldn't have risen to Commander and/or higher. He was a quiet, soft-spoken type but he was apparently very effective as a guerilla warrior against the Cardassians.
Exactly. Promotions aren't about racking up style points. Promotions come about by demonstrating a strong work ethic and good team work skills, in addition to showing initiative. They have nothing to do how bland a person is.
"Many things seem clever to an imbecile." --Captain Thelin th'Valrass, USS Enterprise-- "The Chimes at Midnight"