Character Spotlight: Kala Kendris

I have mentioned my Bajoran toon Kala Kendris a few times in the past, although I have tweaked her appearance and backstory quite a bit since then (she is no longer a Wonder Woman surrogate). She is a Federation Engineer (the original intend was to round out my main Fed toons: Heidy is a Sci, T’Leia a Tac, and Kala is the Eng), but has been overshadowed a bit by Admiral Brown. That said she is at the endgame point even though her build isn’t completely optimized, and she is lacking some crucial pieces of gear and traits etc.

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Fictional Job Assignments (Federation Edition)

As if it’s not obvious, I like to daydream about my gaming characters, give them background stories, their friends and foes, and occasionally write fiction about them. This is especially true with my STO characters, because Star Trek is such a well-developed setting, so today I just want to do a simple and brief update on what my various Federation toons are in the current game setting.

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Character Spotlight: Just who is Heidy von Bach?

2015-06-23_00002I have posted pictures of my main Fed toon Heidy a few times on this blog now. She’s my go-to gal for doing events, running featured episodes, and my main Space Barbie ™. She’s even the namesake of this blog! It’s time to properly introduce her. 🙂

Heidy von Bach is the youngest of three children to Heinrich and Elsa von Bach; in her background the von Bachs have been industrialists for generations, and operate the Regensburg-based Neuerung Heavy Industries A.G., a major manufacturer of starship components to both Starfleet and the private sector. The company has been in existence since the mid-21st Century, although at some point in time it transitioned from a traditional capitalistic venture into an industry that abides by the money-less society of the Federation.

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Fiction – Shades of Grey 001

The evening’s events were unexpected, but also thought-provoking. Certainly, the presence of Tal Shiar spies on New Romulus was no surprise, but for one of them to beam directly into D’Tan’s personal office was alarming to say the least. If the Tal Shiar wanted to assassinate D’Tan, they have proved that they could achieve this without difficulty; the fact that the Proconsul of the Romulan Republic was still alive was a testament that things were changing.

But for the better, or worse?

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Fiction – Redemption 002

“USS Warden to Away Team 7, status report.”

T’Leia lowered her phaser rifle and tapped her combadge in one smooth motion. “This is Away Team 7. We have completed a sweep of the Sorekki settlement.” She reported, pausing to glance over her shoulder: her squad had managed to rescue over a dozen civilians, many of them injured and were huddled together in the emergency triage set up in the village hall. Predictably, the three Vulcans among them were stoic, while the humans and Trills were in obvious distress. “We have fourteen civilians with us, ten require medical attention.”

“Shuttlecraft 4 has just launched. ETA 18 minutes at your current location.”

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