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Lieutenant Commander Ziyal Tajor

Name Ziyal Tajor

Position Chief Strategic Operations Officer

Rank Lieutenant Commander


Character Information

Gender Female
Species Cardassian
Age 26

Physical Appearance

Height 5' 0"
Weight 95 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Physical Description Slight of build. The inner part of the scales on her forehead along with a scale on either side of her neck are blue. She is missing her right middle finger.

Family

Father Crell Tajor
Mother Lia Tajor

Personality & Traits

General Overview Fairly quiet, she is a deep thinker. However, she can be rather vocal about her Cardassian heritage which she is proud of. She refuses to let others look down on her for her heritage. She is also often sarcastic.
Strengths & Weaknesses She is very intelligent and observant about small details. However, she is often turned inward rather than outgoing. She is a very good hacker. She practices the martial art of Parkata Urbatsu. She received advanced anti-telepathic training first by her father and then formal training by Int-Aff-Int.
Ambitions She wants to find out the truth about how her father died. She has mild PTSD after her capture. She is particularly careful about her hands.
Hobbies & Interests She loves painting.

She is a follower of the Oralian Way. When Gemulon V became a part of the Federation, the underground church came out of hiding. Many members of that religion went to Gemulon V to escape persecution.

Personal History Born on the Cardassian colony world of Gemulon V. Her parents were both young when they had her. After the treaty of 2370, her father who had previously considered going into the Cardassian military instead decided to join Starfleet, eventually going into Starfleet Intelligence.

While he struggled with the biases against Cardassians, he also proved himself to be a valuable agent, especially during the Dominion war. He was decorated for actions helping to liberate Betazed.

During the dominion war, Ziyal was kidnapped by agents of the Dominion in an attempt to coerce her father. They tortured her, mangling her right hand. Her father rescued her from her captors. While surgical treatment would save most of the functionality, her right middle finger had to be amputated.

In 2382, she was accepted into Starfleet Academy. She did well, but not extraordinarily well in most of her classes. She had very high marks in logistics and what few engineering classes she took. Her attention to detail and high logistics marks made her a choice for Strategic Operations.

Not intially assigned to a Starship, she worked at Starfleet headquarters strategic operations center.

Her father was killed in 2387. The action that resulted in his death was highly classified. Ziyal has always suspected her father was actually still alive.
Service Record Starfleet Academy Class of 2386
Starfleet Headquarters, Strategic Operations 2286-2292
USS Cosmos 2292
USS Victory 2292-Current