Tahna Meru

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USS Gorkon
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Tahna Meru
Position Science Officer
Rank Ensign
Species Bajoran
Gender Female
DOB 237510.10
Age 23
Birthplace Deep Space Nine
Writer ID [[G239801TM4]]
Awards & Service Ribbons
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Starfleet Academy Graduate Ribbon
Operation Safe Harbor Service Medal
Intelligence Star
Good Conduct Ribbon
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Prisoner of War Ribbon

Academy Transcript
Medical Record

“Somewhere in space hangs my heart, shaking in the void.”

Edith Södergran

Ensign Tahna Meru is currently serving as a Science Officer aboard the USS Gorkon.

Personal Stats

  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 132lbs
  • Hair: Dark brown
  • Eyes: Dark brown
  • Skin tone: Warm brown
  • Build: Fit
  • Voice: Gentle, softspoken
  • Scars: Small scar on her right middle finger from a mishap on her uncle’s farm when she was 10.
  • Handedness: Right


  • Habits/Mannerisms: Wrings her hands when deep in thought. Frequently fidgets with things around her to stay focused.
  • Religion/Spritual Devotion: Follower of the Prophets.
  • Mental problems (complexes and phobias): Dyscalculia
  • Personality: Optimistic. Somewhat introverted.
  • Hobbies and Pastimes:
    • Reading: She has a small collection of physical books she studies and rereads regularly, however she typically reads on her PADD for convenience’s sake.
    • Botany: She has time spent on her uncle’s farm growing up to thank for her love of plantlife. She cultivates several species of native Bajoran flowers in her quarters.


  • Tahna Rej - Father, artist.
  • Tahna Yavarel - Mother, Bajoran militia.


Meru was born in 2375 and spent her early childhood on Deep Space Nine where her mother was posted with the Bajoran militia, though her family made frequent visits and eventually moved to her uncle’s farm in Bajor's Dahkur Province to accommodate her father's progressing disability. Meru had no siblings so she cherished time spent with her two cousins on the farm. She was schooled by a Bajoran tutor with a few other children her age. She spent her spare time reading about distant planets and pestering various crewmembers into letting her shadow them on her visits to the space station, solidifying her desire to one day join Starfleet despite her parents' reservations.

Meru has dyscalculia and as a result failed the math portion of the Starfleet Academy entrance exam the first time she took it. She retook it the next year after more intensive study and passed, entering the Academy at age 19.

Service History

Service History
Insignia Rank Dates Posting Assignment
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Cadet, Fourth Class 239409.01
Starfleet Academy
Science Major
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Cadet, Third Class 239509.01
Science Major
Helm/Nav Minor
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Cadet, Second Class 239609.01
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Cadet, First Class 239709.01
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USS Centris-A
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Ensign 239801.20
USS Gorkon
Science Officer

Awards and Ribbons

For award descriptions, see: Awards and Service Ribbons
Awards and Service Ribbons
Service Ribbon Name Date/Assignment Citation
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Starfleet Academy Graduate Ribbon 239801.20
Starfleet Academy
Awarded for graduating from Starfleet Academy.
Operation Safe Harbor Service Medal.png
Operation Safe Harbor Service Medal 239802.10
USS Gorkon
Awarded for work in Ma no Umi against insurmountable odds, and a few pirates, while facing off against not only the Orion Syndicate, but members of several factions.
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Intelligence Star 239802.10
USS Gorkon
Awarded for quick thinking, resourcefulness, and determination while maintaining cover.
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Good Conduct Ribbon 239802.10
USS Gorkon
Awarded for the many acts of gallantry performed during the infiltration of Nassau.
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Joint Meritorious Unit Award 239802.10
USS Gorkon
Awarded for working with an allied party to achieve their common goals.
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Prisoner of War Ribbon 239802.10
USS Gorkon
Awarded for bravery in the face of danger, and reacting calmly under pressure following capture by Theeda
Award Name Date/Assignment Citation
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Genesis Award 239806.26
USS Gorkon
Awarded for showing conspicuous effort in improving their simming skills.

SIM Archive

NPC Listing   ·   USS Gorkon Crew Manifest   ·   Crew History
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Quinn Reynolds
Chief Engineer
Chief Operations
Jona ch'Ranni
Chief Sec/Tac
Samira Neathler
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Sec/Tac Officer
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Medical Officer
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Chief of Science
First Officer
Jo Marshall
Mission Specialist
Ayiana Sevo
HCO Officer
Cory Stoyer
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Sec/Tac Officer
Serren Tan
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Corliss Fortune
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Medical Officer
Mallora Vossti
Science Officer
Tahna Meru
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