That´s very kind of you, but we both know that´s not how it works,” Kathryn said [to Chakotay] with a sigh. “I was the ranking officer. I think they expected me to drag you to Kerovi, kicking and screaming, if that´s what it took. Failing that, I should have assumed command and followed their orders over your protests.”
“It´s too bad they don´t know you better than that”
“And it´s comforting that you do.