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Lieutenant Commander Derin Ral

Name Derin Ubruun Ral

Position Chief Intelligence Officer

Second Position Commanding Officer

Rank Lieutenant Commander


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Betazoid
Age 39

Physical Appearance

Height 6'1"
Weight 189Lbs
Hair Color Chestnut Brown
Eye Color Black
Physical Description Derin is a tall man. He has a toned athletic physique.

He has characteristically Betazoid light olive skin. His jaw is square. His black irised eyes pointedly Betazoid

Family

Father Kon Nren, Son of the Third House of Betazed
Mother Lwazanda Ral, Daughter of the Fifth House of Betazed
Brother(s) Commander Reittan Ral (Starbase 65)
Sister(s) Captain Devinona Ral (Task Force 11)
Other Family The Fifth House of Betazed.

Personality & Traits

General Overview Derin has been described as a determined, hardworking person. He is calm and analytical.

Like most Betazoids, he has highly honed telepathic and empathic abilities.

Derin has a proclivity for concealing his thoughts, while delving into the minds of others.
Strengths & Weaknesses +Psionic Abilities
+ Calm
+ Hardworking

-Self Involved
-Easily Overcome with empathic feelings
Ambitions Derin has found solice in his work with Intelligence, and hopes to continue to serve until his mandatory retirement.
Hobbies & Interests Derin loves art. He enjoys painting, he finds the process therapeutic.

He likes Klingon Opera, and frequents shows on the holodeck

Personal History Derin was born on Betazed, the product of his mother's unfaithful behaviour prior her first marriage. His upbringing was mostly traditional, despite his parentage. Life as a member of the Fifth House of Betazed is privileged. The Fifth House is comprised of nine aristocratic family lines, Ral being a notable one. He and his twin legitimized siblings, Devinona and Reittan, spent a lot of time together at the family's residence on the sea coast.

Much of Derin's earliest memories are of the visits to the home on the coast, and of the lessons on controlling his natural Psionic ability.

When still quite young, his mother divorced her husband and married Derin's father, Kon.

Following his parent's marriage, Derin began to paint and used this a meditative technique. His work was displayed in the Fifth House residences.

When he was old enough, he applied to the University of Betazed, for Art and Starfleet Academy, with a focus on Intelligence. He notes choosing between the two as the most important and difficult decision he has ever made. He decided to pursue a career in Starfleet, as his Father urged him.

The Academy was an interesting transition for Derin, and not an easy one. He had issues keeping his mind closed to other people's thoughts, and dropped out during his first year.

He decided to return to Betazed and studied art at he University of Betazed. Once graduated he operated a small atelier where her worked with other local artists. During this time, Derin couldn't help but feel unfulfilled.

After thinking very long and hard about it, Derin reapplied to Starfleet Academy and resumed his studies in Intelligence.

He graduated thirteenth in his class, and has dedicated his life to serving Starfleet and the Federation. To date, Derin has served on 5 Starships.
Service Record USS Bradbury, Intelligence Operator

USS London, Junior Intelligence Officer

USS Carpathia, Assistant Chief Intelligence Officer

USS Hartford, Chief Intelligence Officer

USS Vienna, Chief Intelligence Officer