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Old October 6 2013, 04:16 PM   #54
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Re: The Replacement First Officer

^If he was wearing the pips (I'd never noticed), then that would suggest that it was meant to be a true promotion, then.

Taking a reduction in rank, voluntarily or otherwise, in order to serve in a particular position does have its precedent in Trek...note Decker in TMP and Kirk in TVH.
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