USS Healy

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Cipher

Name Cipher

Position Chief Operations Officer

Rank Chief Warrant Officer 4


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Bynar
Age 42

Physical Appearance

Height 125cm (4'1)
Weight 45kg (99 lbs)
Hair Color Bald, save for purple hair on neck
Eye Color Indigo
Physical Description Diminutive and wiry in stature, Cipher is as unintimidating as he is peculiar. From his asymmetrical ears to his bulbous lilac head, he is Bynar through and through.

Family

Other Family Paired Mate: 110-01 (deceased)

Virtual Assistant: Logarithm

Personality & Traits

General Overview Awkward. Cipher does not always respond to everything said to him, and sometimes responds to things that weren't. His speech patterns are often erratic or even jumbled—after 100+ hours of therapy, he still struggles to complete his own sentences. Friendly enough to those who display the same to him, Cipher channels his inner pain and rage into his work. As such, there are few computer specialists who can compare to his technopathy. Since he prefers computers over relationships, he is not exactly a people person.
Strengths & Weaknesses + Fluent in every major computing language. Literally.
+ Can physically link his brain to computer hardware.
+ Eidetic memory.

- Oblivious to most social cues.
- Tends to keep to himself.
- He does not accept criticism or failure with grace.
Ambitions To live until he dies, and save as many lives in the interim.
Hobbies & Interests Cipher plays a game (“The Game”) with Logarithm, his virtual assistant, where he pretends that Logarithm is his deceased mate. Whenever Cipher remembers that his mate is dead, they both lose a point; whenever Logarithm makes him forget the death of his mate, he gains a point; whenever Cipher overlooks the absence of his mate, he gains a point. Their aggregate score at last tally was -3,045,988,210.

Personal History After the death of his pair to a congenital birth defect, the Bynar designated 101-10, now self-designated Cipher, did not return to Bynaus. As per Bynar protocol, all Bynars who survive the death of their paired mate return to their homeworld and undergo a repairing process. Any Bynar who does not is deleted from the registry of the master computer network, rendering them exiled and expatriated.

Forging his own path, Cipher took the brave step to enter Starfleet as half of a whole. Few people would understand his predicament, which essentially amounts to a handicap for a Bynar. Despite his demonstrable aptitude, he was rejected for the officer track at the Academy for clear concerns regarding his leadership ability. The enlisted Corps of Engineers, however, snatched him up without a second thought.

Always moving from one post to another, Cipher has seldom remained in one assignment for very long--not only because his skills are in high demand, but also because his impersonal nature does not make him the life of the party.
Service Record 2378
Completed Corps of Engineers enlisted training, PO3

2378-79
USS Guggenheim: Computer Systems Specialist, PO3

2379-80
USS Layfield: Computer Systems Specialist, PO3

2380
USS Warsaw: Computer Systems Specialist, PO2

2380-82
USS Seminole: Computer Systems Specialist, PO2

2382-83
USS Huangdi: Computer Systems Specialist, PO1

2383-84
USS Elysion: Computer Systems Specialist, PO1

2384-85
USS Isolda: Computer Systems Specialist, WO

2385-88
Starbase 72: Computer Systems Specialist, SWO

2388-89
Starbase 375: Computer Systems Specialist, MWO

2389-PRESENT
USS Altai: Computer Systems Specialist, MWO