As I’m working on the site, I’m watching Star Trek: Voyager. It got me wondering about the character trope of the talented-bad-girl-turned-officer (think Starbuck, Ro Laren, B’Elanna Torres).
Outside the system, they are just rebels — dangerous and uncontrollable, in need housebreaking. Once they are incorporated into the system, then they become valuable/safe/subordinate.
Let’s tame those dangerous women, y’all.