Cassandra Rixan

Authored by Katherine Dedul
Biographic Information
  • Position: Commanding Officer on USS Endeavour
  • Rank: Captain
  • Species: Trill (Joined)
  • Weight: 160lbs
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Age: 40

Character Biography

Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde

Date of Birth: December 31st, 2355(Terran Calendar); January 1st, 2013(Terran Calendar) for Symbiont.
Place of Birth: Aud’enia, Sai’rona, Trill Homeworld
Education: Starfleet Academy 2373-2377
Marital Status: Single

Aden Ricara, Deceased(Was Federation Ambassador)
Maryn Ricara(nee Veronis), Entrepreneur, mining company.

Commander Edana Kerax, assignment unknown, attached to Starfleet Intelligence
Jerel Ricara, works with his mother.

Starfleet Career Summary:

2373: Graduated Starfleet Academy, commissioned as an ensign, assigned to security department, USS Osaka.
2374: Transferred to USS Dante.
2374: Promoted to Lieutenant junior grade, received a medal of Valor for her part in stopping a mutiny aboard the Dante.
2375: Took leave of absence to receive Rixan symbiont.
2376: Reactivated and reassigned USS Aztec, promoted to Full Grade Lieutenant shortly thereafter.
2379: Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
2382: Promoted to full Commander, assigned First Officer, USS Cape Town
2386: Reassigned, First Officer, USS Yorktown
2390: Promoted to Captain, assigned Commanding Officer, USS Halifax
2395: Reassigned, Commanding Officer, USS Endeavor

Additional Training:

Advanced Security & Tactical
Advanced Command

Command Officer Qualification

Extensive Field Experience

Federation Standard

Medic Training:

Level II - Starship piloting.

Sniper qualification
Demolitions expert


Cassandra is the middle child of her family, with an older sister and a younger brother. Growing up, Cassandra ultimately chose to join Starfleet due to a dislike of running the family mining consortium. She was given a Terran name due to her father being a Federation Ambassador, named for his long-time aide and friend. At the academy, Cassandra excelled at security and command, choosing security as her main focus.

In 2374, Cassandra received the medal of valor for her part in stopping an onboard mutiny during her assignment to the USS Dante. Soon thereafter, she took a leave of absence to receive the Rixan symbiont. Upon her return, she was assigned to the USS Aztec as Chief of Security and was promoted to full grade Lieutenant soon thereafter. She eventually worked her way up to the second officer in addition to her duties as security chief.

In 2382, she was promoted and reassigned to the USS Cape Town as the first officer. She also served as first officer about the USS Yorktown before being promoted to Captain and receiving her first command, the USS Halifax.

Medical History:

Cassandra is a relatively healthy individual, particularly given her background in security she learned early that a body in peak condition was a great weapon. She did have a few minor scrapes and bruises from putting down the mutiny on the Dante and keeping Captain Alexandra Kingsley alive. Admiral Kingsley still sings Cassandra’s praises to this day.

Psychological Evaluation:

Cassandra is a well-balanced individual, as described by Counselor Rebecca Arayn, who counseled the survivors of the Dante. She had occasional nightmares about it, but was able to work through it and become better for it.

Recent Posts
Location Board When View
Senior Staff Meeting - Meet the New CO USS Endeavour 5 days, 14 hours ago View
Senior Staff Meeting - Meet the New CO USS Endeavour 1 week, 2 days ago View
OOC: Why isn't anyone answering my character's comments? USS Endeavour 2 weeks, 2 days ago View
Bridge - Main Sim Arrival of CO USS Endeavour 3 weeks, 6 days ago View
Shuttlebay - New CO Arrival USS Endeavour 1 month ago View
Crew Transfers - New CO USS Endeavour 1 month, 1 week ago View

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