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Poll of the Week: Promotion to the Center Chair

One of the biggest steps in a Starfleet officer’s career is the promotion to the rank of captain. Given that such a promotion might come with a change in assignment and a ship or station to command, this isn’t a promotion we often see in the middle of a series. While members of the senior staff may evolve as characters and move through the ranks, we don’t really see them take that final step. However, we occasionally see glimpses of the possible future where a character like Nog or Doctor Crusher has become the captain of their own ship. These alternate timelines only last for an episode or two before things return to the status quo.

A new series is currently in the works that follows the continued adventures of Captain Picard. Michael Dorn has pitched a series that follows Worf as a captain. This week, we want you to imagine that you are making a new sequel series and choose which character you’d promote and put in command. Would you want to see more of Captain Sulu? Perhaps a series set further in the future with an older and more experienced Nog or Harry Kim would be more to your liking.

Which character would you cast as the captain for a new Star Trek series? Click here to head to the forums and register your vote in the poll!

About Anath G'Renn

Lieutenant Commander Anath G'Renn is a Klingon/Vulcan Starfleet officer and doctor. She is currently serving as the chief medical officer and second officer of the USS Columbia.
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