Máthénwy Eidelwel [FULL BIO]
A 24-year-old petty officer and communications specialist, she is out of her depth when it comes to running a freighter. Eidelwel must settle massive debts owed a Ferengi trade group by her long-estranged father. She brought her cousin Ryan Warner along to help her start the cargo carrier business.
Mersiel Bambatte [FULL BIO]
A retired thirty-year Starfleet veteran, Bambatte has worked as an engineer's mate on countless ships and stations. Having escaped his home world in pursuit of dignity and fairness, he finally returned to his fractured family, and must now see to the upbringing of Soodyani, his only grandchild. A request from Eidelwel has him aiding her engineering team from a distance.
LUCREAVUS GALI [FULL BIO]
An El-Aurian replication specialist who used to work for Prograde Services on Koralis. He has a reputation for complaining, and is a bit shaky when it comes to remembering his past, owing to a lifetime of substance abuse. He now serves as a kind of quartermaster on Fawkes.
Harper Drake [FULL BIO]
This 30-year-old mental health specialist left Starfleet after only a year of service. When the SS Fawkes crew arrives at the main Prograde Services mining complex on Koralis III, they find Drake working there. Like other crew members with severed ties to the military, she is skeptical of the Federation's ability to maintain order over its ever-expanding territories.
Drusilla Creon AKA PATIENCE VALENTINE [FULL BIO]
A bounty hunter hired by the Afsanjoori gang to eliminate the traitorous SS Fawkes infiltrators, this 30-year-old Romulan has connections through her father to the Tal Shiar and a crime organization called the Remora Syndicate. Creon is dealing with a serious personal problem: she is pregnant, and has no memory of how it happened.
BENDAN ZAVOR [FULL BIO]
Part human and part Farian, he made his living as a fixer and private investigator until his habit of working close to the underworld caught up to him. Has a lot of offbeat connections, including underworld connections, but since a bad encounter has been making an effort to divest himself of bad ties and reform his personal and professional life. Hired by Corffu to find the Ferengi in Amaurot, Regulon.
NIKA SAEDRIn [FULL BIO]
Hailing from a backwater colony and raised as a ward of an oppressive authoritarian state, she has served time both as a light infantry officer and a political subversive, losing both a husband and a wife in the process. After three years of confinement she won exile in a prison lottery and left her home system to take whatever work she could find in better neighborhoods of the quadrant.
Human male. Private property law attorney aboard DS9. Recommended to Eidelwel by Owen Sileis as the man to help her negotiate a refinancing deal with the Ferengi Commerce Authority. Hoped to use Eidelwel and her ship to increase his professional visibility and credibility.
Human male. Lieutenant in Starfleet. Graduate of the Starfleet Judicial School. Attached to Seventh Fleet Administration Legal Services, Deep Space 9. Assigned to manage the David V. Kaidan intestacy case and transfer of SS Fawkes ownership to Eidelwel. Encouraged her to flee the station ahead of a Starfleet Security arms seizure.
Human criminal, leader of a gun smuggling ring operating in and out of Deep Space 9. Associated with arms dealer Kels Tharissen and venture capitalist Hister Goteborg. Usually works through lieutenants like Ghorbanifar and Laurent Kaiser. His employees included Murane, Uzz'rr, Finraug, Lazlo and Gnoll. Plans to either retrieve the hidden weapons cache from Fawkes for Tharissen or to destroy it if necessary.
Ghorbanifar AKA Red
Kasheeta male. Dominion War profiteer who served five years in the same federal penal facility as Selah Zanaz, Lucas McGee, and Mayterial Droz. Released on same day as Zanaz. Approached the Afsanjoori ring with information about the weapons cache hidden aboard SS Fawkes. Sought to exchange it for a portion of the blackmail profits. Helped Hiram poison Rona Serkis.
Human venture capitalist from Prophet's Landing. Provides the financial link between Kels Tharissen's arms dealing and Atte Afsanjoori's smuggling operation. Manages his finances through several large monetary authorities, including the Central Bank of Lissepia. Closely associated with Rona Serkis, who handled his money laundering/
Human male. A competent lieutenant in the Atte Afsanjoori organization. Sadist and murderer. Brought Ysil Keren into the scheme to recover weapons from the Fawkes. Had a brief affair with Ysil prior to her leaving DS9 to join a Kobliad smuggling ring. In charge of the operation to recover a cache of illegal arms from SS Fawkes.
Section 31 operative posing as a Starfleet Security commander. Human male. Partnered with Lieutenant Commander th'Zarath. In charge of a covert operation intended to prevent the public discovery of illegal arms hidden aboard SS Fawkes which could link Section 31 to a failed arms-for-favors scheme with surviving elements of the Obsidian Order. Recruited Ysil Keren to work as an informant in the Afsanjoori ring's recovery scheme; gave her Sask Rellon's bomb to plant.
Andorian. Starfleet Intelligence operative posing as Starfleet Security lieutenant commander. Partnered with Commander Caton. Met Zorian th'Vare in Quark's Bar shortly after he arrived. Suggested that Sask Rellon may be connected with Second Wave terrorist activities. Warned Flaxen to stay away from Fawkes.
Vedin Berek [FULL BIO]
The Cardassian Berek is over a hundred years old but doesn't look it. A suspected war criminal from the Dominion War, he has assumed a new identity as an expert in Groumal-class freighters. While working for Gamin Reshk, he was hired to help the crew of the Fawkes find the weapons cache (and hand it to a Union reformist group).
Hiram AKA Mason
Human adventurer met by Zorian th'Vare en route to DS9 from Kobliad. Took an explosive device from Sask Rellon, then identified him as a dangerous criminal before linking up with Laurent Kaiser. Appears to work with both the Central Bank of Lissepia and Commander Caton. Recruited Drusilla Creon to murder McGee, Zanaz and Keren. Following Fawkes's escape from DS9, Hiram agreed to go to Regulon with a small Starfleet Security unit and help recover the hidden container.
Betazoid female. Former owner of SS Fawkes and ex-Starfleet. Operations officer aboard USS Gemini; took LOA in 2370 to join Maquis. Captured in 2373, spent four years in UFP prison. Won Fawkes in a poker game from an Orion slave trader in 2381. Operated Fawkes from 2381 to 2387, when she and her crew were arrested for smuggling weapons. Sentenced to fifteen years in FCPF/117. Wants a pardon and revenge on Section 31 partners; passed Ghorbanifar information on how to recover a secret arms cache from the freighter.
Threllian fixer operating out of Amaurot on Regulon III. Connected loosely to Zavor. Knowledgeable about Regulon politics and Second Wave activity. Gave Zavor limited assistance when he came to Amaurot in search of the Commerce Authority procurer.
Ryan Warner [FULL BIO]
A brash but talented 28-year-old pilot who quit his career as a Starfleet flight controller and coxswain in the face of a frustrating demotion. Warner makes up in nerve what he lacks in direction. He is an unflappable, if somewhat unpredictable, customer. He was put in charge of finding recruits and dredged up Erns Olmquist and Behr, among others. He has a relationship with the Cardassian parts merchant Gamin Reshk.
Erns Olmquist [FULL BIO]
A forty-something forensic pathologist who lost his license after developing multiple drug dependencies in the aftermath of the Dominion War. His skills have been tempered by drink and depression. He was a friend of Ryan Warner in Starfleet, and helps Warner with piloting duties.
Behr [FULL BIO]
Big even by Nausicaan standards, Behr is a deceptively intimidating figure. A highly-trained and highly-qualified engineer's mate and technician, he is also a principled teacher, guiding Sherlock through his apprenticeship in the United Federation Merchant Marine. Behr is going to have his hands full, as he is the only fully qualified engineer aboard Fawkes and can only rely on the help of Sherlock and Aïbe down in the aft section.
Sherlock [FULL BIO]
Sherlock is an unusual Vulcan teenager who spent most of his life trapped in a temporal experiment with a domineering mother. He only recently escaped aboard a passing civilian freighter, and has no intention of returning home. He is now a wiper, apprenticed to Behr, but often works as a general-purpose runner.
Anïb-Baur 'Aïbe' Ecbe [FULL BIO]
A Bajoran girl barely out of her adolescence, Aïbe has only the skills she picked up working on freighters as an ordinary since running away from home. She is the daughter of a member of the Alliance for Global Unity, and has spent most of her life struggling with the shame of it. These days she keeps to herself, rarely expressing herself even to Erns Olmquist, her only friend on Fawkes.
Soodyani Abattan [FULL BIO]
The 13-year-old granddaughter of Mersiel Bambatte, Soo only has the experience of growing up on a very difficult world to help her. A quiet, thoughtful girl, she sometimes acts as ship cook, laundress, and general helpmeet.