|Birthplace||Murfreesboro Tennessee, USA, Terra|
Ensign Lincoln Calder was a medical officer aboard the USS Invicta.
- Full name: Lincoln Ephraim Calder
- Hair color: Light Brown
- Eye color: Blue
- Height: 5'10"
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- Father: Graham Calder, farmer
- Mother: Chalize Calder, botanist
- Siblings: Grant Calder, older brother, age 29, farmer
- Spouse: None
- Children: None
Hobbies & Pastimes
- Folk Medicine and Herbs
- Reading (Mark Twain and Medical Journals)
- Corn Cob pipes
- adept with "primitive" medicine and living conditions
- farm boy
- animal handling
- Inexperienced and a bit timid outside of his job
- Young head full of ideas about adventure and honor
- crush for (beautiful) Vulcan females
- Two yellowed and earmarked paperbacks titled “The Innocents Abroad” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” both by Mark Twain
- a brass fob watch (family heirloom, currently at large, stolen from him at SB 118)
- a pair of absolutely antiquated leather suitcases
- two bottles of genuine Tennessee whiskey for (very) special occasions
By all accounts Lincoln Calder should have become a farmer. For four-hundred years his family had harvested anything from tobacco over corn to grapes and vegetables in Tennessee. For the first fifteen years of his life it looked like Lincoln would follow the family tradition just like his older brother Grant.
Fate took a turn when the family pooch Chuck got caught with his hind leg in an automated harvester. Lincoln managed to free the dog not without cutting himself too and Chuck's leg was one bloody mess. Lincoln wanted to call a vet when Hawk stepped in. hawk was a farmhand well in his eighties and still working. Lincoln watched in fascination how Hawk stopped the bleeding and bandaged Chuck´s leg using just a piece of wood, his shirt and herbs he always carried around.
The young Lincoln talked to the old man now much more than he ever had. Hawk was a Cherokee, some of his forebears had been medicine men, healers of body and soul and he had retained some of the old knowledge that had been around before starships and transporters and even before wooden ships.
Lincoln leaned from him and made up his mind. He would not be running the farm later. Instead he went to medical college and then he reached for the stars - for real.