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Captain Tirion Fordring

Name Tirion Fordring

Position Chief Engineering Officer

Rank Captain


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Vrykul
Age 70

Physical Appearance

Height 7'6
Weight 750lbs
Hair Color Medium brown with flecks of silver
Eye Color Brown
Physical Description Weathered and massive, older but experienced. This is a guy who has no troubles picking things up and moving them around, he also has no trouble with helping others with whats needed.

Family

Spouse Lt Commander Galiaan Fordring - Medical Officer, Starbase 47
Children Sons:
Rathos Fordring - Starfleet
Ethon Fordring - Starfleet
Koros Fordring - Civilian
Tyrol Fordring - Civilian

Daughters:
General Callis Fordring - Commanding Officer, Starfighter Forces, Alpha Quadrant
Brigadier General Tyrael Fordring - Commanding Officer, 16th Infantry Regiment, USS Lancaster
Master Chief Petty Officer Tasmin Fordring - Chief of the Boat, USS Oathsworn
Siaxx Fordriong - Civilian, child
Torilla Fordring - Civilian, child
Commander Callipoe Fordring - SCE
Father Garis Fordring - Civilian Doctor
Mother Mureen Fordring - Civilian Doctor
Brother(s) Tyrion Fordring
Lerris Fordring
Sister(s) Leenaris Fordring
Other Family Several Others

Personality & Traits

General Overview Tirion is generally easy to get along with but won't handle abuse or bad attitude from others.
Strengths & Weaknesses Strengths: Practical and Pragmatic, easygoing and laid back

Weaknesses: does not handle abuse well, known for a frightening temper and when provoked, will happily send people to sickbay for pissing him off.
Ambitions He's gotten what he wants, to ensure that the engineers behave themselves.
Hobbies & Interests Anything and everything at least once.

Personal History Tirion was born on Vrykul Prime in the early hours of March 23rd, 2323 and his childhood was a relatively happy one, he grew up much loved by his family and when the time came to choose his life career. As Vrykul life for three centuries, his time was plentiful as he had time.

He had the option to go into the leadership guild or into the merchants guild, he elected to follow the path of the warrior to defend his home which was something that surprised everyone.

His early years in the military were successful before the Vrykul Sovereignty ended up in a state of war with one of their neighbors.

Fordring met the woman who would later become his wife in one of the early campaigns but as the war against the Vauxhan continued, the front lines seemed to become more static as the Vrykul was only defending themselves.

The Vauxhan created a new weapon to break the deadlock, the Heavy Neutron Bomb which when detonated on or near the surface of a planet emitted a massive magnetic pulse which shattered everything on the one hemisphere of the planet while it also emitted a massive radiation pulse which killed everything on the entire planet.

After this weapon was used on three of the Vrykul's colony worlds, the Vrykul marshaled their entire reserve battlefleet and went for the throat of the enemy, quite literally, they then destroyed everything orbiting the Vauxhan homeworld before they glassed the entire planet, killing over four billion people.

Tirion was commanding the portion of the fleet that was clearing the Orbital defenses for the assault fleet to glass the planet. He didn't agree with it but he did not oppose it. It was something his companion, Galiaan bitterly disagreed with as she saw it as organized murder.

This one action left the remnants of the Vauxhan race as homeless refugees, scattering to settle on a dozen of their colony worlds while their leadership or what remained of it surrendered.

The Vrykul accepted their surrender and absorbed the Vauxhan nation into their own before they began repairing the damage both sides had done in their ten-year long war.

It was around this point that Galiaan Nerris announced that she was pregnant with their first child, in response he proposed, she accepted and they were married two weeks after the end of the war.

It was around this time that the Vrykul had their first encounter with a Federation Starship, named the USS Excelsior, second of her name.
As the Vrykul could only gaze almost mesmerized at her gracefulness and her sheer beauty, many wondered if these new aliens had come to offer peace or make war.

The Vrykul Leadership was immensely pleased to learn that these new arrivals intended peaceful coexistence and thus relations between the Federation and the Vrykul were always good. Both nations learned much from the other and the Vrykul relaxed the conditions with which their three conquered species were forced to endure and in the end the Tolerion's, the Habassan's and lastly the Vauxhan's were all resettled on a planet each to live as they saw fit, however the first two species had good relations with their conquerors and the last, however, did not as they had lost their homeworld due to glassing.

What they did not know was that the Vrykul military was working to restore the Vauxhan homeworld back to its pristine glory when the time came for its unveiling, the issues were resolved, tensions between the various nations were calmed and the Vauxhan then accepted their place as part of the Vrykul Nation.

Meanwhile Tirion and his wife along with their first couple of children departed Vrykul controlled space to spend time in the Federation, they along with several dozen others were sent to learn more about the Federation and when the time came, to return and teach their brethren about the Federation.

Tirion enlisted as Galiaan went off to the academy, he wouldn't see his wife again except on leaves he would take while his wife took up a posting at the academy where she taught to medical students before she earned a commission much later, thanks to her work.

Tirion found he greatly enjoyed building and maintaining ships, his career in Starfleet would reflect this, from the Musashi until she was decommissioned and scrapped to his service on the Enterprise for most of her life. His time at the Antares Fleet Yards and earlier the Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards solidified his reputation as a dependable Engineer who could repair and breathe new life into anything that was damaged, broken or outright destroyed, his service across his Starfleet career showcased his skills as an engineer time and time again.

In early 2392 he was offered two postings, one of them was to the USS Roanoke-A and the second was to a starbase, he chose the Starbase posting, his wife, and their two new infant children went with him as he had no respect for the Roanoke name.
Service Record VRYKUL MILITARY - 2330 TO 2350

Vrykul Military Academy - Vrykul Prime, 242 Cygni
2330 to 2334 - Command / Weapons
Swordsman One - Four

VSS Hammerfest - Sword Class Frigate
2334 to 2336 - Command / Weapons
Decurion / Precurion

VSS Vrykul's Pride - Poleaxe Class Battleship
2336 to 2340 - Command / Weapons
Precurion / Centurion Junior Grade / Centurion Senior Grade

USS Hammer of the Gods - Poleaxe II Class Battleship
2340 to 2341 - Command
Centurion Senior Grade

VSS Unfair Advantage - Poleaxe II Class Battleship
2341 to 2343 - Command
Centurion Senior Grade / High Centurion

VSS Your Worst Enemy - Poleaxe II Class Battleship
2343 to 2345 - Command
High Centurion

VSS Apocalypse Express - Infinity Class Battleship
2345 to 2346 - Command
High Centurion / Fleet Commander

VSS Dreamcrusher - Nova Class Superbattleship
2346 to 2350 - Command
Fleet Commander

Retired - Left to Join Starfleet
2351 to 2353

STARFLEET CAREER

Starfleet ROTC - Earth, SOL
May to August 2353

Earth Spacedock - Stardock II Class
2353 to 2360 - Flight and Engineering Technician
Crewman Apprentice / Petty Officer 2nd Class

USS Musashi - Excelsior Class
2360 to 2363 - Flight and Engineering Technician
Petty Officer 2nd Class / Petty Officer 1st Class

USS Musashi - Excelsior Class
2363 to 2365 - Flight and Engineering Technician
Petty Officer 1st Class

USS Enterprise-D - Galaxy Class Class
2365 to 2370 - Flight and Engineering Technician
Petty Officer 1st Class / Chief Petty Officer / Lieutenant JG

Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards
2370 to 2380 - Engineer
Lieutenant JG / Lt Commander

Antares Fleet Yards
2380 to 2388 - Assistant Chief Engineer
Lt Commander / Commander

USS Yankee Clipper - Guardian Class
2388 to 2391 - Chief Engineer
Commander

USS Roanoke - Nebula Class
2391 to 2392 - Deck Boss
Master Warrant Officer

USS Odin - Odin Class
2392 to 2393 - Chief Engineer
Commander

Starbase 47 (Vanguard) - Ournal III Class
2393 to Present - Chief Engineer
Captain


Dates of Promotions and Demotions:
Vrykul Military Career:
Vrykul Military Academy - Vrykul Prime, 242 Cygni
2330 to 2334 - Swordsman One - Four
2334 to 2335 - Decurion
2335 to 2337 - Precurion
2337 to 2339 - Centurion Junior Grade
2339 to 2342 - Centurion Senior Grade
2342 to 2346 - High Centurion
2346 to 2351 - Fleet Commander


Starfleet Career:
May to August 2353 - Cadet Recruit
August 2353 to March 2354 - Crewman Recruit
March 2354 to August 2355 - Crewman Apprentice
2354 to 2355 - Crewman
2355 to 2357 - Petty Officer 3rd Class
2357 to 2361 - Petty Officer 2nd Class
2361 to 2366 - Petty Officer 1st Class
2366 to 2369 - Chief Petty Officer
2369 to 2372 - Lieutenant JG
2372 to 2375 - Lieutenant
2375 to 2381 - Lt Commander
2381 to 2391 - Commander
2391 to 2392 - Master Warrant Officer
2392 to Present - Captain