Re: What do we know about the years between ST5 and ST6?
Why can't it be both? Why can't linguistics be something she was indeed interested in, but to do her job all she really needed was to flip a switch and be able to service the equipment itself? Knowing other languages thus ended up being almost a bonus...
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it's not for the timid." - Q