The Great Endeavour of this fearless crew…

The Mars colony project takes an unexpected turn. All three ships carrying astronauts to Mars encountered engine difficulties resulting in a crossing of the temporal threshold. The Enterprise collided with Mars and was destroyed, all hands lost, the Excelsior was shot down during takeoff, the Explorer has yet to resurface and the Endeavour… is lost in space and time!

This Space Force Crew and Aliens – Making Space Their Own!

Commander Barney Terwilliger

Commander Barney Terwilliger, is the hot-shot Afghanistan war veteran in command of the Endeavour’s rocket. He comes off as abrasive and cocky, but underneath his quick-draw, solve every problem with a punch mentality there is a man with a heart of gold and the patience to truly care about the peaceful paradise that a serial killer threatens to destroy.

Major Juliana “Blue Jay” Wojciehowicz

Major Juliana Wojciehowicz is the Jewish Air Force flying ace and the absolute normal one of the group. She  doesn’t have an odd history. She’s not the one who needs to find weird ways of coping with being in space. She’s the one who can see every single impossible event occur and analyze it, file it and base future decisions on it, without apparent conflict, all of her disbelief contained internally. Of course, she never wanted to go to space, in the first place.

Lieutenant Malachi Lewis

Malachi Lewis, the National Guard Lieutenant, is the towering African-American science officer, who, under normal circumstances, is the totally level-headed voice of reason, unflappable. However, on an alien planet, with half the sun’s brightness as Earth and two close-by planets hanging in the sky, his choices are sing so he stays conscious, or hyperventilate and pass out. He’s the kind who easily connects with the kids and is also almost as good as Terwilliger when a fight is necessary.

Ensign Donisha “INCO” Navrátil

Donisha Navrátil was a NASA engineer, before being drafted to the Space Force Mars race. She serves as the Integrated Communications Officer or INCO. Nisha can not only repair the communications system, but also operate it and has skill with linguistics, as well, speaking both English and Italian. She’s hard to rattle and generally level headed.

Major Amelia “Mia” Marroquín

Amelia (Mia) Marroquín is a South American engineer, who joined Space Force just for this mission. She’s an engineering genius. She can fix anything she sets her eyes on, the question is just how long it will take her to learn it.

Master Chief Petty Officer Andreaka Ferrari

Andreaka Ferrari, is African-American, born into the Italian mafia and a contradiction in terms in more ways than one. A volunteer for the Mars Space Force space race, she was promoted during the mission straight to Master Chief Petty Officer, the highest Enlisted rank on this ship. She provides the voice of reason for the motley group and the shortest temper. She’s the one who keeps her head under the most difficult conditions and never looks like she’s out of her element, even when she is. She only kept her name Ferrari because she liked all the boys chasing her in high school, though she’s totally professional at the same time. She’s competitive and cooperative, just like the mafia families that influenced her childhood.

Gunnery Sergeant Malcolm Silverheels

Malcolm Silverheels, one of the enlisted personnel who could be assigned to any job, is of Mohawk-Powhatan ancestry, he learned much about the Mohawk culture being one of the few young people left who still values the old ways of his tribe, but tries to balance his tribal loyalties with his future in the Space Force. He’s got a good head on his shoulders, but walking that tightrope between his tribe’s old ways and the ways of American astronauts gives him a difficult task.

Lieutenant Desiderio Lee

Desiderio Lee is Filipino-American and another of Marroquín’s engineering staff and an honorary Lieutenant. the civilian who technically outranks the engineers, regarding his anti-matter engine. He’s the one who knows the details of its operation.

Ensign Kiran “Ray” Rao

Kiran “Ray” Rao is the Indian-American technology specialist, an Ensign and therefore assistant engineer to Marroquín. She’s sharp, she’s calculated and she’s brilliant. She’s also fiercely loyal and shrewd with a hard to identify line in the sand regarding her conscience. She’s got a photographic memory that helps her with learning languages and with adapting rapidly to foreign situations and learning new technologies. She’s one of the few crew members to give Prilken Shvel a run for his money.

Sergeant Sidonia “Sid” Fournier

Sidonia (Sid) Fournier, is a hot shot, despite being one of the youngest of the team. She’s sharp and she doesn’t mince words. Confident enough to call things as she sees them, without any attempt to placate those around her.

Guardian Araceli Ortega

Araceli Ortega, while one of the lowest ranking and youngest officers made one of the largest contributions — by stealing the plans for the antimatter rockets from the Enterprise.

Major Apollo Galifianakis

M.D. and Flight Surgeon Apollo Galifianakis, is the attending physician for the crew, with Greek ancestry who was never before in the military and only has an honorary rank of Major. He’s the most stubborn of the crew in that it takes him the longest to accept that what he and his fellow astronauts are seeing is not a hallucination. Wagner is the one who is so set in his ways and beliefs that it takes very hard situations that seriously challenge his training to learn when he is wrong.

Major Margaret Reynolds

Margaret Reynolds is the psychiatrist for the crew with Irish ancestry from the American South and again, the bearer of an honorary rank of Lieutenant due to her medical expertise. She’s got a degree in psychology and  one in  psychiatry. But her most useful skill in this weird journey that this crew has embarked upon is the ability to hypnotize and place posthypnotic suggestions, such as Lewis’ post-hypnotic suggestion to sing rather then hyperventilate. She’s well-grounded and able to  easily adapt to the situation at hand, taking every event as it comes. Her nurturing personality also helps a lot with communicating with the peaceful Ulndirites.

Lieutenant-Commander Sinead “Mike” Igbinoghene

PhD Sinead (Mike) Igbinoghene is the crew’s Microbiologist and only officer on loan from the Navy, even though he’s technically retired His profession is where his nick-name of “Mike” comes from.  Mike has kept his African surname out of pride. He’s also the kind of person who is always the comic relief, because of how he takes everything in stride. He’s not obnoxious, but manages to be funny when he points out in no uncertain terms – reality.

Major Zhanna Alekseevna “Alex” Zaytsev

PhD Жанна Алексеевна (Alex) Зайцев is the nuclear physicist from Russia and honorary Major in the Russian Space Force. She is on loan to America and will be in charge of the nuclear power generator once they get to Mars and must work with the nuclear reactor. But she has no worthwhile training for being stranded on a world and with a ship that uses nothing nuclear. Therefore she starts to explore other possibilities of her character. This includes a strong sense of tactics and even skill for command and combat, making her a person who will ultimately help with the Endeavour’s covert operations, whenever necessary.

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Dale Dobson

Linguist Hajipar (HAH-jip-PAHR)

Hajipar is the Ulndirite linguist. While his child-like naivety enables him to master languages faster than many human linguists, it makes him very gullible and uninformed about many harsh truths. He’s the liaison between the Space Force spaciers and the peaceable Ulndirites. He doesn’t Scream at the same things other Ulndirites Scream at.  Why he was chosen as a linguist to work with the potentially suicidal spaciers.

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Mary Beth Morrison

Chef/Mother Vweln

Previously a nurse, who changed professions to single motherhood after about a decade of  medicine, Vweln is the woman Hajipar hired to cook for the Space Force crew and single mother. She’s not single due to catastrophe, but because all Ulndirite mothers are single. This leads to less jealousy and more peace. She’s very protective of her children and doesn’t like the influence the spaciers are having on her children.

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Zachery Bowman

Loikem

Loikem, eleven Earth years old, is Vweln’s eldest boy. He’s adventurous and adapts rapidly to the crew, forming a strong bond with Lewis. He’s like all Ulndirite children and gets quiet and still when danger lurks.

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McKenzie McMahan

Sirsis

Sirsis, five Earth years old, she is  the youngest daughter of Vweln also the reason Vweln has not had another child. Sirsis is only just weened or weening. She’s a typical just beyond toddler. Mischievous without intention. She’s the kind to see only the good, not just because she’s an Ulndirite, but because of her age as well.

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Zander Krenger

Renewal Officiator Lospit

Lospit is a classic Ulndirite, conscientious and attune to the world around him, in a slightly naive way. He’s very knowledgeable about his specific profession, but not very knowledgeable about much else. Helpful like most Ulndirites to the best of his ability.

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Sammy Newk

Engineer Volharpt

Volharpt is a very methodical, formal engineer in charge of his repair/construction team at the renewal center closest to Vorrshka and Pisarol. He’s persistent in his slow and methodical way. He finds the astronauts unsettling as they are far less formal and more hot-headed than his typical team.

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Robert DiGiulio

Special Investigator Drelkif Gleepth

He is Wilcox, not Ulndirite, from the further planet from the sun, hence his sunglasses. He has little patience for dealing with the inept Taflemok as he calls the Ulndirites who are from the more peaceful and brighter world of Ulndi. He’s the investigator first sent to evaluate the threat of the Endeavour crew’s arrival.

 A Galaxy Awaits…

Get to know the races of the galaxy that the Endeavour must now explore, in the hopes of getting home.

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Trappist-1

The springboard of the Endeavour’s journey home is the Trappist-1 system. That houses three individual planets with either life or relics of such in this fictionalized version. Which introduces a new concept to the perception of race, those of a multi-planetary type that occupies a solitary star-system.

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