GoRe Star wrote:
I could see some bureaucrat deciding he was perfect for one of those comm relays manned by two or three people like in Aquiel and being stuck there for years because he's not vocal enough to complain about it.
In the novel The Buried Age
mentionsit was pretty much just that. Assigned to administrative tasks by himself, and for years never stood up for himself. It is an excellent read, by the way.