Captain Varak


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Captain Varak

Name Varak

Position Commanding Officer

Rank Captain


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Vulcan
Age 53

Physical Appearance

Height 183cm
Weight 78kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Black
Physical Description He has a somewhat messy hair by Vulcan standards. He has a beard and mustache, which are poorly groomed.

Family

Father Tulvek
Mother Nairrin
Brother(s) Katol
D'marek
D'koval
Sister(s) T'Renn
Syela
Other Family T'Sav (former spouse)

Personality & Traits

General Overview As far as Vulcans go, Varak very much represents a new generation of Vulcans - ones who believe in Syrran and Surak. He is far less rigid than most Vulcans, which makes him a natural leader, especially among non-Vulcans.
Strengths & Weaknesses + Good leadership skills
+ Physically strong, like most Vulcans
+ Strong belief in the Federation
+/- Once he has made his mind up, it's difficult to change
- Still sometimes struggles to understand how non-Vulcans think
- Has far less experience aboard starships
Ambitions To prove that the Federation is a viable concept. He is willing to devote his life to proving the point, be it in sacrifice or years of service.
Hobbies & Interests Varak has an interest in the behaviour of non-Vulcans, and spends a lot of time trying to understand it. While he has a decent idea, he's still a bit unsure.
Outside of that, he spends his time meditating and walking.

Personal History Varak was born in 2110 to two Syrrannite parents. As a result, he spent much of his childhood growing up in The Forge, and learning about Surak's true teachings.

At age 7, he was betrothed to T'Sav, a Vulcan of the same age. At age 20, he married her.

By 2154, aged 44, he was the leader of a settlements of Syrrannites, showing natural leadership strength. When the Vulcan High Command was abolished, he was given a choice of where to pursue his next goals, and he chose the Vulcan Space Expedition.

He served aboard the Vulcan Ship P'Jem as second officer. The ship's primary duty was assisting struggling worlds, and as a result he gained an aptitude for cooperating with a wide variety of species.

During the Earth-Romulan war, his ship was one of several assigned to protect Andorian space. Due to his diplomatic skills, he was in charge of communicating with Andorians, and helped to ensure cooperation on several occassions. After the death of the P'Jem's first officer in 2157, he was promoted to first officer.

In 2159, T'Sav initiated the koon-ut-kal-if-fee, wishing to be with Tokhal instead. During the fight that followed between him and Tokhal, he suffered serious injuries that almost resulted in his death. This was enough to break his blood fever, and his injuries were treated.

Following this event, he took a three year break to explore his spirituality in The Forge on Vulcan. When he came back, he learnt of the Federation, and the good they were doing. He pulled in many favours in Starfleet, and was able to regain his commission as a Captain in 2163. He then requested the USS T'Pau, seeing it as symbolic of the ideals of the Federation - species working together, to become greater than the sum of their parts.
Service Record Vulcan Space Expedition
2154-2157: Second Officer, P'Jem
2157-2159: First Officer, P'Jem
Federation Starfleet
2163-now: Commanding Officer, USS T'Pau