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Lieutenant JG Anthony Edwards

Name Anthony Ryan Edwards Ph. D

Position Chief Science Officer

Rank Lieutenant JG


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human
Age 35
Date of Birth December 4, 2358, 21:00
Place of Birth Glasgow, Scotland, Earth

Starfleet Info

Duty Shift Alpha
Duty Station Science labs, bridge.
Quarters Deck 2: Fwd: Starboard: 10 (2:1:1:10)

Physical Appearance

Height 6' 1" 183cm
Weight 190lbs 86kg
Build Toned
Hair Color Dark Blonde
Eye Color Blue (Shade dependent on mood.)
Physical Description Anthony has dark Blonde almost a light brown hair, worn slightly longer than most men he wears in a somewhat wind blown style, as it seemed to have a mind of its own and behaves for about twenty minutes after a water shower. Manicured full finger width beard following the jawline and mostashe and goatee. Though is often seen cleanly shaved after becoming annoyed with the itchiness. Strong toned muscles without being or appearing overly muscular. A normally friendly disposition except when roused to anger.

Family

Spouse Nil
Children Nil
Father ***Classified*** Edwards (Deceased)
Mother Anne Edwards (Deceased)
Brother(s) Matthew Edwards 30 Counselor non fleet

Michael Edwards 21 (Deceased in a training accident)
Sister(s) Sherilee Edwards (Mst Chief Petty Officer) 32 Academy Martial Arts and unarmed self defence instructor

Sandy Edwards 28 Dance instructor (best friend of Flea)
Other Family Flea Edwards (Felicity) grieving sister in law

Personality & Traits

General Overview With a keen scientific mind, with a good set of eyes and ears for new language. Fair to muddling in the astrometric and stellar cartography he was able to get through on his linguistic distinctions. He concentrated on his Linguistics and it is that got him his Doctor of Philosophy.
Strengths & Weaknesses Strengths
+A good ear for Linguistics
+Stellar Cartography

Weaknesses
-sometimes quick to anger,
Ambitions Successfully climb El Capitan,
To discover and document a previously unknown language.
Hobbies & Interests Hobbies
*Model building

Interests
*Linguistics
*Playing the flute and and piano
*Martial arts, Ninjitsu, Juijitsu, Aikido, Kendo
*Rock climbing
*Camping
Likes / Dislikes Likes
Haggis, Scotch whiskey, cooking

Dislikes
Rude, Obnoxious, Cruel, Bigoted people
Stuffing up on linguistics and insulting people because of it.

What they can't do without.
His kilted outfit
Languages Spoken Federation standard Romulan, Reman dialect, Romulan, Klingon, insectoid Zindi, Vulcan, Denobulan, ancient earth languages including, Indonesian, two Chinese dialects, French, Korean

Character History / Other

OOC Notes Brother and Father died in the same training based accident.

Mother committed suicide a year after he son's death
Education Civilian training (University of Edinburgh)
Bachelor of Arts languages
Masters of Linguistics and Social Anthropology
Doctor of Philosophy (Languages and Linguistics)

Academy courses
Astrometrics
Stellar Cartography
First contact linguistics
Personal History Born as the first born of ****Classified**** Edwards and Anne Edwards on a cold December night in 2358. He went through primary and secondary school with very little challenge. He learnt ancient Indonesian and Korean, by the end of first year High school. He went on to learn ancient Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese by the end of third year. By the end of school he was speaking fluently six Terran languages, including Federation standard which he was born into, when he added French.

After finishing school he entered an Arts degree at the University of Edinburgh which led to a Masters in Linguistics and Social Anthropology. After completing his masters study he changed to external student for his Ph. D and headed to America. Entering Starfleet to help pay for his prior training and to fund the Ph. D training.
Service Record Cadet Freshman year
Anthony started at the Academy at the same time as Doctorate, he started concentrating on non-Terran linguistics and cultures, starting with Reman a Romulan detrivative, and Klingon,

Cadet Sophomore year
He concentrated on Zindi with a specialisation in insectoid, this year and began to play at being a cartographer by taking astrometrics and stellar cartography lectures and workshops.

Cadet Junior year
This year Anthony continued working on his astrometrics and Stellar Cartography. For his linguistic studies this year showed him how close the Romulans and Vulcans still are. Most challenging thing this year were the verbs and adverbs and there slight differences with vastly different meanings.

Cadet Senior year
Anthony’s stellar cartography exam this year was the hardest but he got the best results, His Linguistics exams left him Dux of the class. Then he did the Kobayashi Muru. With a fail it didn't lower his marks at all, because it was programmed individually to be unwinnable. He never understood using an unwinnable scenario.

The final language and society that he concentrated on for the year was Denobulan. Outside of the Terrans and Vulcans that he studied last year the Denobulans were one of the first UFP signatories. He enjoyed this year's studies.

At the end of his Cadetship he was promoted to Ensign. While he continued to work on his University study by correspondence. He expected to be Dr Edwards at roughly the time of making full Lieutenant, making him Lieutenant Dr. The difference is as a Science Officer there was no dust jackets away from the science lab, which he was happy with because he would likely just wear a science jumpsuit when on lab duty.

Fleet career
After promotion to Ensign Edwards was assigned to the Oberth class vessel USS Copernicus that searched out new life and languages in the Galaxy. Anthony was in his element on this ship as it was exactly what he was trained for. At the end of his first three year mission the ships life ended in mothballs and he was transferred with the entire crew to the brand new USS Serpens. As part of the Mothballing of the Copernicus it gave him a date to get to Earth for his Philosophy graduation.

With a new vessel and some small rejigging of the crew To fill retirees saw Ltjg Edwards promoted from normal Science Officer to Assistant Chief Science Officer aboard the new one. This vessel was less science and more a cruiser with a science mission. A year or two into the new cruise Edwards was promoted and transferred to the USS Wolff.