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Captain Nami Ishikawa
Name Nami Ishikawa
Position Commanding Officer
Personality & Traits
|Personal History||Nami was abandoned shortly after birth. Little was known about her parents - who they were, or why they abandoned her - except that one of them was a Betazoid and the other a Trill. She was found with a pendant engraved with the name Nami Ishikawa.
Nami was quickly adopted by a family on Eldra IV. Unfortunately her adoptive parents turned out to be both physically and emotionally abusive. After years of maltreatment at their hands, Nami stowed away on the SS Tezra, a trading ship, at the age of 12. Telev, the Andorian captain of the vessel, took pity on her and took her in as one of his own.
But this loving new chapter of her life didn’t last long. Less than two years later, the Tezra was attacked and boarded by an Orion raiding party. Most of the crew, including Telev, was killed while Nami and several other female survivors were sold into slavery.
For the next four years Nami endured unspeakable abuse until in 2394 she was rescued by an away team led by Captain Oliver Lee of the USS Bunker Hill. The teenager immediately bonded with her rescuer, so much so that she had to be forcibly removed from the Bunker Hill and transferred to Starbase 23 for medical and psychological care.
Nami was eventually placed in a foster family, but kept in touch with Lee and some of her fellow captives. When she turned 18 she applied to Starfleet Academy with a recommendation from Lee. She was [To Be Continued]