Cumberbatch's character has been identified
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Join Date: Jul 2012
12-11-2012, 01:56 PM
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And my character
(and yours, and everyones) were lowly Ensigns given command of a starship because desperate times called for desperate measures.
Kirk helped save the Earth. I think that probably got him a passing grade in whatever classes he had left to do. Even the Kobiyashi Maru.
Uh... Nope... Here's the service record for my character of the same name up to the point of reaching command rank:
2353 ￼ Starfleet Academy Basic Training
2353-54￼ Starfleet Academy Freshman Cadet
2354-55￼ Starfleet Academy Sophomore Cadet
2355-56￼ USS Harrington Midshipman
2356 ￼ Starfleet Academy Senior Cadet (Engineering Division)
2357 ￼ USS Pegasus Engineering Technician - Ens
2357 ￼ USS Pegasus Engineering Consultant - Lt
2357 ￼ Starfleet Intelligence Operative Assigned to Bajoran-Cardassian Occupation -Lt
2360 ￼ Starfleet Intelligence Operative - Lt.Cmdr
2362 ￼ Project Xander Designer/Test Pilot - Cmdr
2363 ￼ USS Akira Commanding Officer Shakedown Cruise - Cmdr
2363 ￼ USS Akira Commanding Officer - Capt
Picard jumped a few grades on his route to the Captain's Chair in an almost plausible way, but the idea of a cadet on academic suspension being given command of a starship...