Biography for Captain Ben Soma, a Male Human aged 26
who is assigned to the Starbase Geneva
updated this biography on 2014-07-07 01:49:57
Character Physical Description

Ben Soma

Eyes : brown Weight : 160
Hair : black Skin :


Height : 5.9 Blood : red
Short hair, clean shaven except for a goatee. Lean physique. Small scar below the right eye. Has a tattoo on his left rear shoulder of a dragon.
History, Education and Skills
Family and Background :

Parents were involved in trading, Father was a freighter Captain, Mother was a medic. They owned a small freighter, and ferried various supplies. Only child, he jumped around from base to base, ship to ship after parents were killed in a conflict involving the Borg. He decided to stay on Starbase 85 to try and find some direction to life. It was on Starbase 85 that he saw Starfleet as the career he was most interested in.



Starfleet Academy

Pre-Starfleet History


Picked up what I could learn from the ships and bases i was on. Most recently spent a couple years on Starbase 85, helping as a volunteer with various non military exercises. Later helped as a shuttle pilot carrying passengers and supplies throughout the sector under guidance of Starfleet personnel. After a few months he gained sponsorship and enrolled in Starfleet academy.

Starfleet History


After graduating from Starfleet Academy Ben was assigned to the USS Dennison with the rank of Ensign junior grade as an assistant tactical chief. During his first mission the Dennison was pulled into unknown space through a spatial rift. There it encountered a Maltorian craft which severely damaged the ship, it was able to return home despite losing the saucer section. The crew was reassigned to the USS Mithrandir and Ben was promoted to Ensign senior grade. Later he was promoted to Lieutenant junior grade before being abducted from the Magee by an unknown party. They intended to use him in an experiment to return themselves to normal space but he escaped, using his martial arts training he was able to avoid recapture for a while until he was eventually shot. The crew of the Mithrandir were able to find and rescue him but he was in a coma for several months after wards. When he regained consciousness he decided to take some time for himself, leaving the Mithrandir in a shuttle he set out and was once again taken prisoner. The crew of the USS Rosenante rescued him along with the crew of the USS Bohrs and he was reassigned to the Rosenante as CTAC. During his assignment on the Rosenante he encountered the Borg, they were intent on enslaving the human race and took control of the T'kon sphere. The T'kon sphere was capable of traveling through time so the Borg took it back to Earth where the dominant species was still the dinosaurs. The combined task force of the Rosenante and the USS Boudicca followed them back and destroyed the sphere, during that mission Ben was able to liberate his parents from the collective. He was promoted to Lieutenant senior grade after that mission and serves as it's Chief Tactical Officer. Later on Ben was promoted to Lieutenant Commander and appointed the Rosenante's First Officer after Lieutenant Sullivan was recalled to the Marines.

Medical History


No abnormalities, no major diseases. Had a broken arm when he was a child, he accidentally fell from a tree in a holosuite.



appitude for piloting and tactical systems.

Other Information
Hobbies :

Relax in a good holo novel, practise sword handling. Train in martial arts.

General Notes


Has an interest in martial arts. Visited Japanese dojo's to study the masters. The only personal effect he has left of his parents is a Katana that his father owned and left with him for safe keeping.

Awards :

Awarded Gold Lifesaving: Awarded Stardate 2413.12.15: For exceptional bravery and heroics above and beyond the call of duty, which resulted in the safe-guarding and rescue of the lives of the crew of the USS Bohrs.

Awarded Squadron Commanders Commendation: Awarded on Stardate 2414.02.14 for actions above and beyond the call of duty, critical to the success of the Mission to destroy the T'Kon Sphere held by the Borg.

Awarded Cross of Fire: Awarded on Stardate 2414.02.14 for actions above and beyond the call of duty, critical to the success of the mission to destroy the T'Kon Sphere held by the Borg.

Awarded Star Fleet Achievement: Awarded on stardate 2414.04.14 for the exceptional operational leadership and professionalism shown on Asrai Prime which resulted in a successful operation to prevent the extinction of the Asrai Population.

Admiral Bell threw her arms around the Ensign, "You don't have to be scared anymore, you don't have to be guilty anymore, you are not responsible for what that madman did to you.", she said to her quietly and for a moment longer, releasing her from the embrace. "It's going to take time, its going to be a toll... I will be right here, and I am not going anywhere."

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