Varis, Kestra

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Ensign Kestra, a Risian, was a science officer aboard the USS Vigilant. She was killed in action on stardate 239016.08 whilst on an away mission during a joint operation, in cooperation with the crew of the Duronis II Embassy and it's people. Her death certificate states that her neck was snapped and that death came quickly.

Personal Details

Kestra Varis off-duty
  • Full Name: Kestra Varis
  • Race: Risian
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of Birth: 236203.03
  • Date of Death: 239016.08
  • Age: 39
  • Place of Birth: Risa
  • Telepathic status: 0

  • Height: 5'7
  • Build: Slim and Petite.
  • Hair Style: Naturally black, sometimes dyed other colours.
    Kestra likes trying different styles but usually has a fringe.
    She keeps her hair tied back for work more often than not.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Birthmarks, Scars: None.
  • Handedness: Right.
  • Rank: Ensign
  • Position: Science Officer
  • Assignment: USS Vigilant
  • StarFleet Serial Number: PD - 231 - 131
  • Clearance Level: B1 - L2

Service Dates:

  • Cadet: 238509.01 - 239001.10
  • Commissioned Officer: 239001.10 - 239016.08

  • Taste in Clothing (when off duty): Kestra loves beautiful unique, handmade clothing and jewelry over mass replicated designs.
  • Quarters: Always tidy. Soft furnishings and throw overs match in harmonious, warm colours. She likes he quarters to be a beautiful, warm and relaxing place to wind down after work. There are a few pictures of family on her shelves and a nice, large photograph of Risian countryside at sunset hanging on the wall.
  • Favorite Room: The Mess hall/Lounge or any other place she can be sociable and enjoy chatting to and relaxing in the company of others.
  • Habits and Mannerisms: Brushes her fringe over to one side frequently.
  • Religion/Spiritual Devotion: None in particular
  • Hobbies and Pastimes: Painting, dancing.
  • Likes: Aromatherapy, soft relaxing music, chocolates, flowers.
  • Dislikes: Mess and sloppiness.
  • Ambitions and Goals: To continue her studies and get an advanced degree.
  • Achievements in Life: Winning the science award at high school for a project involving bacteria. Being selected from dozens of other applicants to participate in a summer expedition to a distant region in Risa. There they took part in several geographic and biological surveys and even mapped a previously unmapped lake. Getting accepted into and later graduating from StarFleet Academy.
  • Disappointments in Life: Being so far down the pecking order in the running of the family business.
  • Mental problems (complexes and phobias): Scared of clowns and other ridiculously dressed entertainers.
  • Personality: Kestra is very kind and generous, she always has a smile on her face. She is a very happy, warm and fun loving person. She is optimistic, always has time for people and loves to makes friends and socialise.
  • Physical Limitations: While Kestra maintains the minimum fitness level required of a StarFleet officer she is not very strong. She has a strong dislike of violence and while she reluctantly recognises the potential for it in this line of work she'd rather avoid it. Her weakest classes were the tactical ones in self-defense and handling hand phasers.


  • Marital Status:
    • Spouse: If you put "single" above, remove this line.
    • Place of Marriage: If you put "single" above, remove this line.
  • Children:
  • Parents
    • Father: Tam Vari
    • Mother: Azuma Vari
  • Siblings: Khertii, Oyoo, Dedrik, Tef

Personal Background

The Vari family have worked in the tourist industry for generations. The family own a small hotel and each generation takes over from the last. Dedrik who is the oldest of Kestra's brothers has already begun to take over management and her other brother and sisters also work in the business.

Kestra is the youngest in her family and has met a lot of different types of people and species due to tourism including a number of StarFleet personnel. She decided she did not want to be living in the shadow of her brothers and sisters and longed for something more exciting.

Professional History

  • Date Graduated from Academy: 239001.10
  • Current Rank: Ensign
  • Current Assignment: USS Vigilant
  • Duty Post: Science Officer

Awards & Commendations

For award descriptions, see: Awards and Service Ribbons
Silver Lifesaving Ribbon: 239004.18 239005.26 - Defense of Temporal Flow Ribbon 239005.26 - The Medical Science Ribbon


  1. 239002.12: Assigned to the USS Vigilant as a science officer.
  2. 239004.18: Awarded the Silver Lifesaving Ribbon.
  3. 239005.26: Awarded the Defense of Temporal Flow Ribbon and The Medical Science Ribbon
  4. 239016.08: Killed in action.

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