My second question tonight is : what happens when a Squad with one or more Soldiers NPC takes injury? Would the Soldiers NPC be killed just as Rookies NPC? This is Indeed what appears to be, according to RAW on page 226, which do not distinguish between Rookies and Soldiers. But maybe I have missed something.
Somehow related to this question. I have another one: I definitely can’t understand what the “Wounds” boxes in th various squad’s tables on the Marshal’s playbook are. If the Rookies (and Soldiers?) are not played, they are NPCs and they do not take wounds: either they are safe, or they die when the squad takes Harm. Or they have been played and have their own playbook where Harm is detailed, so what are those Wounds boxes used for? her, again, I fear I have missed a rule in the 450 pages.
EDIT : same question would go for the “Stress” box in those tables.
Thanks for your help!