Commanding Officer – ESS Destiny

Captain Sven Howard, Commander ESS Destiny. Sven Howard wanted to be a SF Captain from the time he was two years old, and by age five, was building and launching drones, missiles and jets. By the time Sven was a teenager, he was secretly flying in small jets with an instructor after school. Sven graduated from high school 2 years early, and was the youngest enrollee ever accepted into the Space Fleet U (SF-U) Space Flight Program. His goal to command his own space vessel were well underway, as was the aspiration to be the youngest and fastest to make Captain in SF History. Over 1,000 officers threw their hat in the ring for the center seat of the Destiny, but Space Fleet Command (SFC) Colonel Philip Nichols wanted him, and only him, and Sven accepted. Captain Howard was in the ship yard every day during construction of the Destiny, and knew everything about her, from stem to stern, and the placement of every rivet, quantum matrix, ion coil and matter energy conversion computer chip. He worked with Destiny Chief Engineer Greta Gerig-Martin to adapt every known engineering method to make their quantum ion propulsion (QIP) system safe and every known propulsion formula to make her faster than any other ship in space. 

First and Science Officer, ESS Destiny

Commander Steve Lebit, First/Science Officer: From the time he could count how many steps to the Jewish deli in Brooklyn Heights, Steve had a gift for numbers. He was recruited by MIT and Harvard to model mathematical formula parameters and program models in 7th grade, graduating high school at age 14. He finished college at age 18, graduating with a quadruple masters in mathematics, physics, astrobiology and quantum theory. By age 21, Steve was married to the top Medical Diagnostic  Expert in the world and owned the largest statistical probability and quantum theory modeling firm on the planet. When his wife accepted a position as Chief Medical officer on the state of the art space exploration vessel ESS Destiny, Steve tossed his hat in the ring for the dual position and was immediately offered the position.

Doctor and Chief Medical Officer – ESS Destiny

Dr. Janice Boyd, Commander/Chief Medical Officer: Janice went to work with her father everyday and when she graduated from school, enrolled in Space Fleet Medical (SFM) and became the best medical diagnostician on the planet. Her skills, remedies and recovery rates were staggering until she was diagnosed with Lyme Disease which caused cancerous growths all over her organs. She took a sabbatical to do research and find a cure. When nothing seemed to work, Dr. Boyd received a potion from an anonymous, mysterious healer, which cured her overnight. Dr. Boyd rejoined SF and accepted a position on the ESS Destiny to continue her research to study the potion she was given, the disease she had been cured of and others in order to find a permanent cure for all.

Chief of Security – ESS Destiny

Commander Giselle Gerig-Vassallo, Chief of Security: Giselle and her sisters grew up in war-torn Germany, but escaped to the America’s and pursued their dreams of a career in SF. Giselle was a natural athlete and mastered multiple martial art disciples by age 14. When she out performed adult competitors in the Planetary Games and won Platinum in all 10 categories, Giselle knew she had found her passion, and enlisted in SF-U. She used her natural ability to help innovate new security enhancements for space faring vessels and fell in love and married navigator Nick Vassallo. After serving as a Special Forces Security Instructor for 10 years so she could be on earth to raise her girls, Giselle and her husband felt it was time to answer the call to space home and explore the galaxy together as a family.

Chief Engineer – ESS Destiny

Commander Greta Gerig-Martin, Chief Engineer: The eldest of three girls, Greta looked after her two younger sisters and helped them survive a brutal war quite literally fought in their backyard. One icy night, she bundled up her siblings, guided them through the forest, where they found refuge underneath a remote cabin. Just when they were about to continue their journey, the sound of angry soldiers shouting filled the air. The girls lay still, as flash lights shown above their heads. Once the soldiers left, the girls continued their journey across the border into West Germany, where Greta met Kaiser Martin, married and had three beautiful boys. Commander G-Martin has served as an Engineering instructor at SF- U for the past 10 years, and holds advanced degrees in Propulsion Systems and Quantum Propulsion Mechanics. This will be her final voyage before retirement.

Chief Propulsion Officer – ESS Destiny

Lt. Commander Gittel Gerig-DiSerano, Chief Propulsion Officer: Although she was the youngest of three sisters who grew up in war-torn Germany, Gittel escaped with her sisters, who looked out for one another until each sister was married and had a family of their own. They kept the home as a retreat for the entire family to enjoy. Gittel graduated Sums Cum Laude from SF-U, excelling in Propulsion Mechanics, making three improvements to engine efficiency and performance in her first year in the program. By the time she graduated, every space faring engineer and propulsion officer sought out Gitt’s analysis to help improve their engines. Once she had a family, Gittel and her Space Historian husband settled in a beach town so the girls could have fresh air and water to play in every day. Since the girls could come with them, she and her husband both decided to accept the assignment.

Chief Tactical Officer – ESS Destiny

Lt. Cynthia Dixon, Chief Tactical Officer: Cynthia grew up in the Midwest in a family of SF professionals. So naturally, she enrolled in SF-U, and although she started out in Communications and dabbled in navigation, she found Tactical was her true calling. Her planning and aim were razor sharp, earning her top marks in her qualifying exam. Her performance on the U.S.S. San Francisco during the Earthquake and subsequent rebuilding of SF headquarters, along with being friends with the captain, earned her a commission on the ESS Destiny.

Chief Navigator and Pilot – ESS Destiny

Lt. Commander Nick Vassallo, Chief Navigator/Pilot: Although Nick and his family lived in Italy for generations, one of his uncles persuaded the unit to move to Russia, where they were giving free farmland away. After two generations of hard work and little reward, Nick left for the Americas, where he enrolled in night school to learn English and applied to SF-U. There he met the beautiful Giselle Gerig,  fell in love and got married. After spending time at SF Command and various deep space vessels, the ESS Destiny was Nick and Giselle’s first assignment onboard the same ship together.

Chief Communications Officer – ESS Destiny

Lt. Akari Keyes, Chief Communications Officer: Growing up, Akari dreamed of serving in SF just like her parents, Doctor Honjo Akemi and Doctor Oliver Hogan Keyes. Her gift with languages, quick wit and organization skills landed her a position as communications officer on the Space Station, which in turn, landed her the offer to handle communications on the deep space exploration vessel ESS Destiny.

Chief MECON Officer – ESS Destiny

Lt. Paula Bloom, Matter Energy Converter (MECON) Officer: Although Paula was a well known stage actress, she abruptly retired in her prime, applied for and passed the SF-U entrance exam and graduated at the top of her class in Matter Energy Conversion Mechanics. She found her acting abilities were invaluable to handle the variety of officers and civilians coming through the brand new MECON platform. Now being installed on all space stations and deep-space vessels. Paula loved she was one of the first officers to hold the MECON officer position.

Space Fleet Command Chief Space Historian

Lt. Commander Frank DiSerano, Space Fleet  Command Chief Space Historian: Even growing up on the streets of Philadelphia, Frank knew he would leave the neighborhood and join SF. His love of education and keen intellect to quantification details made him the perfect candidate for the Space History program, Earning advanced degrees in Galactic Civilization History and Galactic Species History. When SFC asked him to join the mission to Mytharius his wife was already on, and the couple was told they could bring their girls, Frank accepted right away. 

SFC First Contact Mission Specialist

Ambassador Hélène Claudine, Space Fleet Command First Contact Mission Specialist: Even though she was the descendant of first-generation Americans, Helene always felt connected to her European roots. She traveled extensively in Europe at a young age, and, at 16, earned a full scholarship to the Sorbonne, studying Planetary Diplomacy and Alien Species First Contact. Helene was a major force in policy writing, so the Military and other Black Ops organizations could no longer hide the existence of visitors from outside Earth’s zip code. Once by one, Helene was able to understand alien species languages, introduce translation protocols, so computers could be equipped with adaptive software to hear and learn new languages within minutes. When the Mythariun mission was planned, the Ambassador was one of the first calls made to join the team.

Space Fleet Command – Head of Space Mission Operations

Colonel Phil Nichols Space Fleet Command Space Mission Operations: A career SFC officer, Colonel Nichols overseas all Space Missions, which vessels are sent and assigns the commander of each ship. He had worked his way up from Captain to Colonel of SF Mission Command. When the ESS Destiny was commissioned for its first contact mission to the other side of the universe and would pass through a wormhole that required a quantum-ion propulsion system, the Colonel doubted it could happen. But once their engineers received the specs and diagrams from the Mythariuns, the planet they were to visit, Colonel Nichols green-lighted the mission right away. If all went as planned, the Colonel knew it was the kind of mission that would make history and take everyone involved to the next level.

Mythariun Minister of Security & Intelligence

Boniceangel – Mythariun Minister of Security & Intelligence: A Mythariun native First daughter, Boniceangel puts protocols in place to protect and keep operatives on missions safe from negative outside influences that could harm the agent, their family, close friends or colleagues. Boniceangel is one of three native daughters (Jordynnaia and Gaia Vashti) born first on each of the three Mythariun mother worlds. She has a strong empathic and telepathic bond with her two Mythariun sisters, and can sense any danger coming near them whether close by or across the universe.

Mythariun Minister of Health & Wellness

Gaia Vashti Mythariun Minister of Health & Wellness: A native Mythariun First Daughter, Vashti works with the Mind Communication Devices (MCD) used by operatives infusing love, light, health and wellness to ensure each one can handle the mission, no matter how positive or negative those on the worlds they visit to repair damage on are. Gaia Vashti also works with Jordynnaia and Boniceangel to restore incursions that affect the health and wellness of an affected population.

First Daughter of Mytharius Prime; Minister of Restoration Operations

Jordynnaia First Daughter of Mytharius and Lead Restoration Operative: The only daughter of Todek Leader of the Mythariun High Council, Jordynnaia is a native daughter of Mytharius, and like Boniceangel and Gaia Vashti, has a deep connection to the Mythariun people and helping restore any world in the universe that has been affected by outside influences that change the course of any world’s natural evolution. When Jordynnaia discovers she was working as an Operative to ensure the Matter Energy Converter was discovered in 1996 as history recorded it, she never imagined she would meet Sven Howard and fall in love, or start a family. Or give up her life as First Daughter and Undercover Operative to be with her husband and family full time without having to leave them for days, weeks, months, or even years at a time. And this time, it seems like she will be able to stay with them for good.

Leader of the High Council – Mytharius Prime

Ambassador Todek, Leader of the High Council of Mytharius prime and Mythariun Planetary system in the Zeta Quadrant: Located on the far side of the universe, the Mythariuns have long been tasked to watch over the it, ensuring no outside influence could interfere with the natural progression of a world’s evolution. When Todek sends his only daughter Jordynnaia on a dangerous mission to Earth of 1996, he knows she must succeed or history will record a much different series of everts, and be extremely bad for millions of innocent people. Todek has encountered the being Zonan before, and is concerned the terrorist will stop at nothing to possess their WAGS and MCD technology and use it in a way it was not intended to be used – as a terrible weapon.

Interdimensional Terrorist – Universe X

Interuniversal Terrorist from Universe X: This terrorist stole technology from another universe and used it in his own, only to cause catastrophic destruction. Unable to repair the damage, Zonan began entering other universes in hopes of obtaining technology to repair his universe. When his efforts fail, Zonan tries to occupy other universes with the WAGS and MCD technology he stole from the Mythariuns. Even when Todek and others tried to show compassion or reason with him, Zonan was indifferent. With his world deteriorating further, his bouts of anger and lashing out at others grows more desperate, putting millions of worlds and trillions of lives in jeopardy.