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Revision as of 07:11, 20 January 2022

"I was high up in the solar array … I could see the space station below us, stretching out and beyond that is infinity. You could see this deep blackness of infinity."
Dr Andrew "Andy" Thomas, AO - NASA Astronaut
Amity Outpost
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Wil Ukinix
Position Starfleet attaché and First Officer
Rank Lieutenant Commander
Species Human (three-quarters)/Betazoid (one-quarter)
Gender Male
DOB 237010.15
Age 28
Birthplace Fremantle, Australia, Earth

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Lieutenant Commander Wil Ukinix is currently serving as the Starfleet attaché and First Officer at Amity Outpost.



Stats


  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 78 kg
  • Hair: Dark Brown
  • Eyes: Deep Blue
  • Build: Athletic
  • T/E Rating: E4


Family



Background


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Wil's grandfather, Astrad Ukinix, had a falling out with his parents and became disillusioned with Betazoid culture and religion. He also hated his telepathic and empathic abilities.

Astrad left Betazed to start a new life. He ended up on Earth working in wineries in France, where he met Wil's grandmother, Hayley, an Australian studying viticulture in France. Hayley and Astrad eventually married, and moved to Australia to run a winery in a small rural community, which suited Astrad. Astrad and Hayley had two children - Sally (female) and Anacem (male - Wil's father).

Anacem studied Oenology, becoming a wine maker. Whilst in Fremantle on the night before a wine maker’s conference, Anacem met his future wife, Stacey Ukinix. Stacey was born in Melbourne, Australia but moved to Fremantle after she joined Starfleet as a tactical officer. Stacey and Anacem married quickly after their first meeting, and soon after had their first and only child, Wil.

Wil’s home has always been Fremantle, but he attended junior school in Beijing, the Oceanic Regional Middle School in Auckland, New Zealand, and the Dr. Andy Thomas Senior School in Sydney, Australia.

He is close to his mother Stacey, and from a young age wanted to join Starfleet to be like his Mother. Throughout his life, he spent much of his time pulling apart and putting back together all manner of technology and reverse engineering software systems, which is how he came to have a technical mind. He also spent a lot of time at his grandparent’s winery - he has a great relationship with them, especially with Astrad.

Before joining Starfleet Academy, Wil took a "gap year" (that ended up being almost two years), which is why he was slightly older than other cadets.


Betazoid Ancestory


Wil on Betazed in 2396

Before starting with Starfleet, Wil had never been to Betazed. Unlike his half Betazoid father, Wil had an interest in Betazed and Betazoid Culture throughout his childhood years. Wil saw Astrad as his kindred connection to Betazed, and Astrad suggested that maybe Wil could connect with Betazoids better than he himself ever did. However, after his onset of his strong empathic abilities, Wil became less curious about his Betazoid heritage, and much more focused on being human.

Being only one-quarter Betazoid, Wil looks human, and does not have black irises like his father or grandfather. While he knows that his being one-quarter Betazoid is on his personnel file, he is happy for people to think he is human. He does not bring up his Betazoid heritage, unless prompted.

Whilst on shoreleave and visiting his family on Earth, Sky Blake, whilst visiting Betazed, informed Wil of some gossip she had heard about the Ukinix name from Rivi Vataix[1][2]. Wil confronted Astrad about the gossip, causing him to discover that Astrad was originally named "Astradem", and was a noble of the Ninth House of Betazed - which Astrad had kept secret since his move to Earth[3].

Several months later, Wil received a written message from his second cousin Keehani Ral asking for assistance so that her mother Vaxa Ral could reclaim the title of Matriarch of the Ninth House. When Ghant Xerix returned to the Veritas, Ghant's cousin Choupette was killed in a bombing in France. Wil decided to attend Choupette's funeral on Betazed to support his new crewmate. Whilst there, he met Keehani for the first time.


Inherited Empathic Abilities


There was nothing special or extraordinary about Wil's upbringing - until his teenage years. At age 16, Wil (like his grandfather) developed strong empathic abilities, which Wil struggled with, affecting his education. He received counselling from several Earth stationed Betazoids to help him cope, with limited success.

Just after he turned 17, his worried mother Stacey asked T'Rav, a fellow Starfleet officer from Vulcan who was temporarily stationed on Earth, to counsel him. Wil received several counselling sessions from T'Rav, which helped him immensely.

Wil considers the empathic part of his heritage as a burden, but has grown accustomed to it as "just being there". Given his human appearance, having empathic abilities is something he keeps to himself and only discusses with close friends and family.

His empathic abilities can cause some nervousness in Wil, and he is not sure the human part of him is equipped to deal with it - even after his extensive counselling in his late teens, and no medical evidence to support his theory.

Wil has no telepathic abilities.


Relationships


Roshanara Rahman

Roshanara Rahman was Wil's first Captain when first joining the USS Veritas, until it's refit in 2398. In his eyes she was a model Starfleet officer, one that he was proud to be serving under. He got to know Roshanara better when they shared a shuttle to Betazed to assist the local authorities in the investigation of a local terrorist attack. At the end of the investigation, Roshanara gave Wil personal advice to "go out there and just have fun".

Jansen Orrey

Jansen Orrey was a counsellor aboard the USS Veritas for most of Wil's posting, and became an important friend and mentor to him. Wil was fortunate enough to be chosen as best man at Jansen and Raissa Moonsong's wedding.

Geoffrey Teller

Geoffrey Teller was been Wil's Chief of Engineering when he joined the the USS Veritas. Even though both of them were Ensigns when Wil first joined, Wil greatly respected Geoffrey's position as his Chief, and relied on his leadership. Wil cemented his friendship with Geoffrey while marooned on Limbo, and was proud of him when he got promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade. While Wil jokes about Geoffrey's love for sea shanties as much as the other Veritas crew members did, Wil enjoys hearing Geoffrey sing them, because he knows it means Geoffrey's in a good mood. Wil does however also find it amusing when Teller is in a grumpy mood, and enjoys being cheeky towards him to cheer him up.

Niccolò del Vedova

While Wil was aware of Niccolò del Vedova, it wasn't until after 119 days on marooned Limbo that he finally met Del. When Wil realised that Del was also from Australia, he felt as though part of his home was with him, even though he was literally light years from Earth.


Music Interests


When he was 16, one of the Betazoid counsellors had told him to try to appreciate the emotions expressed in art. Ultimately, he discovered music of his native Earth of the mid-20th to early 21st century.[4] Not only was he surprised there was so much of it and of many different genres he'd never heard of, he also found a lot of it conveyed raw emotions. At first, he thought most of the music of that time was poor quality, but he kept going back to it - and eventually acquired a taste for a lot of it.

Over the years since his late teens, Wil amassed an eclectic collection of songs that he liked. When leaving Earth to start his first Starfleet assignment on the USS Veritas, he took a copy of his collection on a PADD that he "acquired" from the Academy. Those songs were transferred to his personal storage space on the ship's computer. Whenever he is working in a Jeffries tube (especially on his own), he usually plays a song from his collection through a PADD, to break the silence.

Events that occur to Wil after he graduated from Starfleet Academy remind him of specific songs for various reasons. Since joining the Veritas, Wil has found himself singing more than he ever did before in his life.


Personality


Wil has a wicked, cheeky sense of humour. He likes to make fun in most situations, in a fun and friendly type of way. If there is an intense situation where people around him are feeling strong emotions, it can affect him by making him grumpy.

Quirks

  • Wil seems to always get lost on Deck Four of his assigned ship, the USS Veritas, and secretly jokes that the Temporal Integrity Commission are constantly changing the deck layout on him for their own amusement.[5][6]
  • Whenever working in a Jeffries Tube, he likes to listen to music from his collection.
  • When initially annoyed or frustrated at something, he has been known to let out a line of "colourful" language.
  • He has a habit of acquiring and then subsequently losing PADDs that have been assigned to the Engineering department.
  • Can never remember the name of the Captain that led the five-year mission from 2265-2270 on the USS Enterprise

Service History


Service History
Insignia Rank Dates Posting Assignment
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Cadet First Class 239511.13 Graduated Starfleet Academy Engineering Officer
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Ensign 239511.16 - 239603.06 USS Veritas Engineering Officer
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Lieutenant JG 239603.06 - 239605.30 USS Veritas Engineering Officer
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Lieutenant JG 239605.30 - 239608.25 USS Veritas Assistant Chief Engineer
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Lieutenant 239608.25 - 239705.19 USS Veritas Assistant Chief Engineer
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Lieutenant Commander 239705.19 - 239809.19 USS Veritas Chief Engineer
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Lieutenant Commander 239809.19 - (Currently Serving) Amity Outpost Starfleet attaché and First Officer

Awards, Service Ribbons & Achievements


For award descriptions, see: Awards and Service Ribbons
Awards and Service Ribbons
Award Name Date/Assignment Citation
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B-Plot Award 239606.26
USS Veritas
"For those simmers who manage to show a good portion of the character's life despite the demands of the main plot"
Service Ribbon Name Date/Assignment Citation
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Starfleet Academy Graduate Ribbon 239511.13
Starfleet Academy
Awarded to those who have graduated from Starfleet Academy.
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Captain's Commendation 239603.06
USS Veritas
"For actions related to the scuttling of the USS Artemis"
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Innovation Ribbon 239603.06
USS Veritas
"For developing a plan to escape temporal confinement"
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Explorer's Ribbon 239603.06
USS Veritas
"For time spent in the Shoals and on the planet Limbo"
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Extended Service Ribbon 239603.06
USS Veritas
"For atypical and arduous time served while on the planet Limbo"
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Peacekeeper Service Ribbon 239603.06
USS Veritas
"For actions which prevented the escalation of armed conflict with the Tholian Assembly"
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Tholian Campaign Ribbon 239603.06
USS Veritas
"For actions involving the military forces of the Tholian Assembly"
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Maquis Reborn Service Medal 239606.13
USS Veritas
"For surviving an engagement with the Maquis Reborn"
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Joint Meritorious Unit Award 239606.13
USS Veritas
"For actions against the Mentharian Computer System Sentinel in concert with Tholian forces"
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Legion of Merit 239608.27
USS Veritas
"For exceptional performance in assisting to the needs and well-being of the people of Ketar V"
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Innovation Ribbon 239608.27
USS Veritas
"For ingenious use of all the resources at your disposal, including an orbiting starship"
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Joint Meritorious Unit Award 239608.27
USS Veritas
"For working with the Colonial Coalition Marshals Service"
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Explorer's Ribbon 239701.09
USS Veritas
"In recognition of the discovery of a subspace void"


Not a morning person
Not a morning person
Sky Blake


Recent Missions


Mission History
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Here Kitty Kitty 239801 While the Battle of the Bands is underway on the idyllic farming community of Donova IV, the criminal organization known as the Cobalt Clan which runs the colony behind the scenes uses the musical event as a front for the illegal exotic animal trade. Animal rights activist Maria Chicchoni is on a mission to put a stop to the trade, with her top nemesis being Gorgeous George, a rock star and showman who uses exotic animals, particularly big cats, in his shows. However, Chicchoni’s methods are even more ruthless than the cats she’s trying to save. 21. Here Kitty Kitty Playlist
Wil volunteers to be band manager for "Glasgow Kiss", the band formed by fellow members of the Veritas crew to participate in Donova IV's battle of the bands. After becoming smitten with the Andorian competition organiser (who happens to be the head of the Cobalt Clan) during the band's rehearsal, he has to confront loyal Maria Chicchoni protesters at the Donova IV Convention Centre who are protesting against Gorgeous George. Days later, at the backstage party before the competition, he is incensed when he sees Gorgeous George with a cute Quokka, and effectively steals it from him - much to the dismay of his crewmates, and the regret of Wil. He operates the sound booth when Glasgow Kiss take to the stage, and is chased by three large Nausicaans at the end of the gig demanding the Quokka. Wil is back on Veritas when Gorgeous George takes the stage, but beams back to the planet when two of George's tigers leave the stage and start attacking his audience.
Reunion 239803 As the Veritas crew complete remaining tasks to assist the colonists of Donova IV, several unexpected arrivals to the ship reunite a few officers with their past. 22. Shore Leave
Chasing Shadows 239804 Veritas is tasked with transporting a high value prisoner, Kallo Ver, from Klingon territory and through the Shadows to Esperance, but a Klingon revolutionary and her cartel allies have other plans. 23. Chasing Shadows
Loopy 239806 While docked at Esperance, the USS Veritas, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Wil Ukinix, is called away to deal with an issue at “Walhalla Lock”. 24. Loopy
Fissure 239807 Amidst the backdrop of political division on Antor II, the crew of the USS Veritas works to rescue a group of miners trapped deep underground in a complex river cave system after an earthquake triggers a rockfall. 25. Fissure
Amicitia Vera Illuminat 239809 Newly designated Federation Ambassador Rivi Vataix arrives aboard Amity Outpost to take charge of the Federation’s latest diplomatic outreach to the Delta Quadrant. The USS Thor is tasked with transporting the ambassador and her staff to the outpost. 26. Amicitia Vera Illuminat
Providence 239810 27. Providence


Mission History








Medical Record


  • Has recurring right ankle soreness due to an injury from football training at age 17.
  • In stressful situations with other people, is prone to blurred vision and seeing "fields" around people, due to his empathic nature. In most cases, this causes him to suffer from a migraine headache, and can lead to exhaustion
  • Very slight discolouration on the skin on his shoulder due to a burn mark from a burst of energy from an AI controlled prong that embedded itself in the USS Veritas.
  • Has a small letter "g" tattooed on his left ankle.
  • Is otherwise fit and healthy.

Medical Checkups

Stardate Doctor Transcript
239512 Cole Maxwell A Performance in Sickbay
239603 Addison MacKenzie Of Checkups and Trinkets (Part 1) (Part 2)
239612 Addison MacKenzie Fatefully Ironic (Part 1) (Part 2)
239701 Niccolò del Vedova Malato Come Un Cane (Part 1) (Part 2)
239707 Devon Romjin Doctor! Doctor!/Bein' Green/The Fremantle Doctor

Counselling Sessions

Stardate Counsellor Transcript
239512 Jansen Orrey Meeting over a Meal
239605 Jansen Orrey Notes for the Future (Part 1) (Part 2)
239611 Jansen Orrey Get Him To The Holodeck (Part 1) (Part 2)
239709 Callistra Navarro The Last Goodbye/November Rain/Something So Strong/Love And Destroy/Blush




Gallery



Current Ship's Roster



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Chief of Mission
Rivi Vataix
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Ambassadorial Aide
Keehani Ukinix
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Engineering Officer
Scotty Reade
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Engineering Officer
Nathan Richards
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Chief of Security
Cassian Iovianus
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Security Officer
Rebecca Iko
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First Officer
Wil Ukinix
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Helm/Com/Ops
Ceciri Ariadust
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Chief Counselor
John Carter
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Chief Medical Ofc.
Ikaia Wong
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Science Officer
Kivik
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Geologist
K. Aleksandrov
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Referenced Notable Sims


References

  1. "Betazoid royalty support group (Part 1)". Lieutenant Commander Sky Blake & Ensign Wil Ukinix, USS Veritas
  2. "Betazoid royalty support group (Part 2)". Lieutenant Commander Sky Blake & Ensign Wil Ukinix, USS Veritas
  3. "Royals". Ensign Wil Ukinix, USS Veritas
  4. "No Attention". Ensign Wil Ukinix, USS Veritas, SD 239512.30
  5. "Drain You". Lieutenant Wil Ukinix, USS Veritas
  6. "From one day to the next". Lieutenant Wil Ukinix, USS Veritas