Raissa Moonsong

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USS Veritas
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Raissa Moonsong
Position Science Officer/Cultural Anthropologist
Rank Lieutenant Commander
Species 3/4 Human / 1/4 Betazoid
Gender Female
DOB 236506.21
Age 30
Birthplace Leech Lake, North America, Earth

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Lieutenant Commander Raissa Moonsong is currently serving as a Science Officer aboard the USS Veritas.


  • Full Name: Raissa Moonsong
  • Date of Birth: June 21, 2365
    • Age: 30
  • Place of Birth: Leech Lake, North America Earth
  • Telepathic Status: T6/E6


  • Height: 5’6”
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Build: Slender and athletic
  • Birthmarks/Tattoos: Black Eagle in Flight covering her back


  • 2382 - 2385 Medical College of Virginia, Earth
  • 2385 - 2389 Starfleet Acadeny, San Francisco, Earth
  • 2389 - 2391 Starfleet Medical Academy, San Francisco, Earth
  • Languages: Federation Standard. Anishininiimowin, French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Klingon, Vulcan

Career & Service History

Promotion History
Insignia Rank Dates Posting Assignment
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Ensign 239107.25 - 239109.29 USS Garuda Counselor
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Lieutenant JG 239109.29 - 239201.28
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Lieutenant 239201.28 - 239206.19 Chief of Counseling
239206.19 - 239211.11 USS Invicta
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Lieutenant Commander 239211.11 - 239211.16
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239211.16 - 239503.20 USS Veritas Ship's Counselor
Leave of Absence
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Lieutenant Commander 239506.15 - Present USS Veritas Cultural Anthropologist


  • Spouse: None
  • Children: Natalia Moonsong (daughter)
  • Parents
    • Father: Nikolai Moonsong
    • Mother: Sasha Moonsong nee Aldron
  • Siblings:
    • Twin brothers:
      • Alexi Moonsong, born 2360
      • Andre Moonsong, born 2360
  • Grandparents:
    • (Maternal) Tianna Aldron, Betazoid
    • (Paternal) David Moonsong


Dr. Chythar Skyfire

One of the first people Raissa met when she first joined the Garuda crew, she was shocked when he immediately asked for a counseling appointment. While he did not seem to like her at first, he came to trust her and her dedication to helping him deal with his telepathic ability. Over time they became more than just a counselor and patient. Their relationship ship moved past that from friendship to family. Raissa is very fond of CD, though occasionally she feels the urge to smack him on the back of the head the way she would her siblings.

Lt. Alora DeVeau

One of the first people Raissa met when she joined the Garuda crew, Raissa soon found a friend to spend time with that didn't require a counseling session. I did not take her long to allow herself to be completely honest with Alora as the other woman was completely open and accepting of Raissa's quirks. Over time their friendship has bloomed into a strong bond of trust and loyalty.

Ensign Carter Greyson

Despite the fact he was a patient, Raissa was immediately drawn to the tall tactical officer. She was able to help him deal with his 'fear aversion' issue with Tactical consoles as well as make the decision to become an engineer. The attraction turned out to be mutual and with the aid of a friend they confessed their feelings for each other. Unfortunately, Raissa's telepathic abilities is what came between them in the end. Once her level reached T6, she had no choice but to end their relationship, due to the danger she posed to him if she should ever lose control.

LCDR Evan Delano

As with her relationship with Alora DeVeau, Raissa developed a friendship with Evan long before she ever had to meet with him professionally. While they don't spend as much time together as Raissa would like, she always find it easy to be in his presence and she accords him a high level of trust. Their friendship can sometimes be seen in the fact that both of them tend to be 'on duty' all the time, at least mentally.

Dr. Saveron

Initially a patient, Raissa had to struggle to relate due to his Vulcan nature during a counseling session. One of the most balanced individuals she had met, their relationship soon transitioned. Of all the beings on the ship, Saveron's counseling of Raissa and her telepathic ability was the most effective. Raissa finds his presence quite soothing and they have been known to spend meditation time together.

Personal Background

Raissa was born near Leech Lake near the Ojibwe Reservation in North America.. She is a direct descendant of several Native American tribes, notably Ojibwe and Lakota. Her great, great grandmother (paternal) developed an interest in llamas and started the business of raising them.

Raissa and her elder twin brothers were raised in an environment that combined living in harmony with nature and the the sophistication of modern technology. Her upbringing was steeped in the traditions of her ancestors both paternal and maternal. Of the three Moonsong siblings, Raissa showed the natural aptitude skill for the native traditions of healing and herbalism along with a skill in dealing the ill and aged.

Her grandfather, David began training her at a young age in the tribe traditions. Her betazoid heritage inherited from her maternal grandmother, Tianna, gave her low level empathic ability she was able to include in her training. It was with her grandmother's help she was able to learn how to use her empathy effectively when dealing with others.

At age 17, Raissa began her medical training to be a doctor with the intention to return home to be a doctor there. But during her second semester, she worked in a recovery center helping to care for Starfleet who had to undergo long periods of therapy. She enjoyed learning from these men and women about their careers. In particular an officer who had retired and was happy to tell Raissa stories of his 'adventures'.

In time she found she was no longer satisfied remaining on Earth and decided to apply to Starfleet Academy at the end of her second term in college. Her decision came as a surprise to her family but they chose to be supportive of her desire to see more than their world could offer. Her fiance at the time, a fellow medical student, did not support her decision and the engagement ended soon after.

At the Academy, due to her aptitudes, Raissa changed her major from medicine to psychology. Her first four years at Starfleet Academy included getting her degree in psychology and because of her linguistic aptitude, she began learning more languages An additional two years were spent at Starfleet Medical perfecting her skills and learning new ones as it related to other species.

Raissa thrived in the Academy environment. She developed a large number of friends and was very social, able to get along with many of her fellow students. While not exceptional in her studies, she managed to remain firmly in the center of the top third of her class.

Personality Profile

Raissa gives her patients the impression of being calm and in control. Her instinct is to always help others and she tends to suppress her own needs and insecurities when helping others. She is a deeply loyal friend and will go to almost any length to protect those she cares about. At heart she doesn't think she is anything special and but she will do anything in her power to make sure others know their value.


Raissa Moonsong
Science Officer of USS Veritas. Former host to the Community. Patient. Loves helping People.
  • Patience
  • Selfless
  • Caring
  • No Ego
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Commanding Ofc.
Roshanara Rahman
First Officer
Evan Delano
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Chief Engineer
Geoffrey Teller
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Chief of Security
Science Officer
Alora DeVeau
Ship's Counselor
Jansen Orrey
Strategic Ops/Helm
Sky Blake
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Operations Ofc.
Ronen Pragus
Wil Ukinix
Security Ofc.
Raissa Moonsong
Chief Medical Ofc.
Niccolò del Vedova
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Medical Officer
Addison MacKenzie
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