Hey guys! This is an awesome post from, Notes from the Slush Pile. I find it really interesting to read about why specific stories get rejected, so I can make sure I don't make the same mistakes. I hope that you guys find it helpful too.
All militaries operate under some sort of hierarchy. While ranks itself can be earned by merit, birth, or purchase, it is true that higher-ranking individuals command lower ranking ones. Here are a few examples: