Duane is a young social climber. He is a schemer, mean and cowardly, and he goes out of his way to show his willingness to do Duckmus’ bidding. He wants to be the commander but lacks the respect of the squadron, so he keeps pestering Duckmus to let him fine or punish someone or other. He always has a notepad at hand to write down all the shortcomings and mistakes of the crew.
Character development: at the start of the story it appears that there is nothing wrong with him. Gradually though, he reveals himself as a scoundrel and by the end of the story turns into a real villain.
Objective: to gain power over others.