Harold Foster

USS Vigilant


Harold Foster


  • Gender: Male
  • Position: Chief Science Officer
  • Ship: USS Vigilant
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Race: Human
  • Spouse: None

  • DoB: 236601.21
  • Weight: 76 kg (167 lbs)
  • Height: 1,82 m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Eye color: Green
  • Hair Color: Ash blond

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Lieutenant Harold Foster is currently posted to the USS Vigilant as Chief Science Officer.

Character Information

  • Full Name: Harold Foster
  • Race: Human
  • DoB: 236601.21
  • Age: 23
  • Gender: Male


  • Father: William H Foster
  • Mother: Natalie Foster
  • Siblings: None


  • Height: 1,82 m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Weight: 76 kg (167 lbs)
  • Hair: Ash blonde
  • Eyes: Green
  • Skin: Tan
  • Build: Athletic
  • Face: Perceived as sad from early childhood ("Have you lost your toy, boy?")
  • Identifying marks: Invisible scar from surgically removed interface on the scalp (right side, above temple)
  • Eyes: Very deepset, drooping upper lids
  • Lips: Thin
  • Jawline: Smooth
  • Voice: Deep, slightly raspy
  • Handedness: Righthanded
  • Tattoos and piercings: none

About Harold Foster:


  • Shy, but very eager in the pursuit of topics of interest.
  • Emotional. Bouts of activity interspersed by periods of almost transcendent calm and concentration.
  • Habits. Likes mineral water from different worlds, consumes fair amounts of it daily, claims no specific mineral water can be replicated. Listens to spatial rain and urban sound recordings. Claims to deduce exact spatial positioning of objects by just listening to rain splashes against their surface. Unverified.
  • Religion. None.
  • Likes: solitude, scientific work, games of logic, athletic sports (individual).
  • Dislikes: crowds, all kinds of large festivities, pomp.
  • Life's ambition: to lead a research spaceship somewhere, where no man has gone before. Preferably close to singularity or other universal phenomenon.


  • Quantum neural programming.
  • DIY space probes and other kinds of homebrew spacetech.


  • Failed UFoP history exams (twice) and linguacode exam (once). Therefore failed to get into Top 10 of his graduation class.



  • Top of the Class at StarFleet Academy for markmanship (phaser/phaser rifle).
  • Academic Excellence Award from SFA Mathematics Department (solipsistic math/combinatorics).
  • 1st Prize for Autonomous Observer Mech presented by Cadet Mech Club of StarFleet Academy.


  • Regenerative power induction methods for autonomous nanoscale propulsion systems (Ex-primary envelope feed) 238903.11
  • [Classified] Defense Research Pub Id #ASM.23444.IEDF.460283 (Energy transfer) 238906.18
  • [Classified] Defense Research Pub Id #ASQ.55644.ASYR.230111 (Contained field modulation) 238908.07
  • Control range influence on stress variation of self-aware systems 238911.23

Works in Progress

Career History

Career Overview
Insignia Rank Dates Posting Assignment
  Cadet, 4th Class 238402.28 - 238507.31 StarFleet Academy Student
Minor: Psychology and Computing
Major: Nanotechnology and Mathematics
  Cadet, 3rd Class 238509.01 - 238607.31
  Cadet, 2nd Class 238609.01 - 238707.31
  Cadet, 1st Class 238709.01 - 238801.06
238801.13 - 238901.10 USS Centris-A Cadet Cruise
  Ensign 238901.11 - 238905.08 StarBase 118 Ops Science Officer
238905.08 - 238906.21 Embassy of Duronis II
  Lieutenant J.G. 238906.21 - 238908.05
238908.05 - 238911.04 Chief Science Officer
  Lieutenant 238911.04 - 238912.15
238912.15 - Present USS Vigilant

Personal and Professional History:

  • 236601.21 - Harold Foster is born in Fredrikstad, Southern Norway, Earth
  • 237208 - Foster family relocates to Leeds Metropolitan Area
  • 237208.20 - Foster starts personal schooling under supervision of British Board of Special Education
  • 238003.14 - Foster passes A level exams and terminates his formal studies.
  • 238206.06 - Foster starts a two year Virtual High School at M.I.T.
  • 238402.28 - Foster is accepted as a cadet at StarFleet Academy
  • 238801.13 - Foster starts one-year cadet cruise on USS Centris (sim.)
  • 238901.11 - Assigned to StarBase 118 Ops
  • 238905.08 - Transferred to Embassy of Duronis II
  • 238912.15 - Transferred to the USS Vigilant

Mission History

Missions on Starbase 118: Operations

Missions on Embassy Duronis II

Missions on the USS Vigilant

Awards and Service Ribbons

List of Awards and Service Ribbons
Year Award Image Presented By
2389 Purple Heart   Lt. Cmdr. Alucard Vess
Klingon Invasion Ribbon  
TOSMA   Flt. Captain Toni Turner
Joint Meritorious Unit  

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