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Lieutenant JG Paisley "Mura" F'rar

Name Paisley "Mura" F'rar

Position Assistant Chief Operations Officer

Rank Lieutenant JG

Character Information

Gender Female
Species Carjoran (Half-Cardassian, Half-Bajoran)
Age 24

Physical Appearance

Height 5'9''
Weight 108 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Blue
Physical Description Like most Cardassians, Paisley has grey-ish skin and dark hair, though she has blue eyes and no ridges of scales on her neck. She has the hallmark ridges above her nose, in a slight blue color, and curly hair, which is a Bajoran trait, as all known Cardassians have straight hair.

She owns, but does not wear, the Bajoran traditional/religious earring, except for special occasions. Hers was her mothers.

Out of uniform, Paisley is usually found in sundresses or skirts, or sometimes loose, casual clothing, like lounge outfits. She likes to wear her hair in a long braid, as it is very thick.


Spouse None
Children None
Father Yeicet F'rar
Mother (Peeni) F'rar Leya (deceased)
Brother(s) Yeicet F'rar II (deceased in childbirth)
Sister(s) None
Other Family None

Personality & Traits

General Overview Like both of her parental races, Paisley is very smart, with a head for engineering, science and mathematics. She attended only Cardassian schools, starting at three years of age, where she learned many traits of leadership. She has the Cardassian eidetic memory, as well.
Unlike her Cardassian forbearers, she isn't a warring type, BUT will argue a point if she thinks she is right. She is very caring, warm, and personable-her father said she was a "broken" Cardassian, because when he tried to get her to fight in the military, she would not.
She was in a "promised"/arranged marriage to another Cardassian, Moxe Nitt. It didn't work out because it turns out he likes boys, and Paisley didn't like HIM romantically. He helped her to escape Cardassia, and she has kept his sexuality a secret.
Strengths & Weaknesses Strengths:

-acts like an airhead to distract from her pain
-low self-esteem
-is afraid of bugs
Ambitions Like anyone, Paisley just wants to live her life peacefully, and maybe move up the ranks in the Federation, just to middle management. Someday, she'd like to have a family, and maybe even go back to Bajor.
Hobbies & Interests -Reading
-Taking things apart and putting them back together again, namely old Earth radios and TVs.

Personal History Born on Bajor but raised on Cardassia Prime, Paisley moved around the Cardassian Empire because her father is a government official. He was a Legate in the Cardassian Navy during the Occupation of Bajor, but now serves as an Advisor to the Ruling party. As such, she was raised and expected to hold, a decorated military career of her own. However, because of her own idealistic morals, perhaps owing to her Bajoran mother, or to an inherent character flaw, she could not pick up arms against other species.

Her mother died in childbirth, during the failed birthing of her brother, and she's never recovered from the loss, even though she's fairly certain her mother wasn't exactly a willing participant in the marriage to her father (and birth of Paisley). She has no knowledge of her mother's family on Bajor, but hopes to meet them someday.

Once her father realized that she'd never be a decorated solider like himself, instead, he arranged for her to be married to another senior politician's son. That son, Ban'gore Ruk, was a Legate by age 29. Wanting more for her life than just being a wife or a trained, mindless killer, she left the planet in the dark of night, leaving a letter for her father that she was going to Bajor to find her mother's family, that she loved him, and would see him again someday.

After "procuring" a spaceship through a friend who had...connections (and maybe a little crush on her), she, instead, headed for open-air space. Being sighted by the Breen that kept a continual watch on Cardassian airspace, though, she was soon engaged in a battle of wits (and actual weapons). Using a wormhole, she was able to escape, but not until she sustained much damage to her ship.

Lost in the Galaxy, she floated helplessly, unless she was spotted by the USS Paul Revere Scout ship in the deepest throws of space, and was rescued. After the CO of the Revere determined her tale to be truthful, or at least as truthful as he believed a Cardassian could be, she was allowed to stay aboard, and was dropped off at DS9 during a refueling.

From there, she hooked up with a contingency of Bajoran Starfleet officers, who took her under their wing, and she was able to learn their ways. She soon met an American Starfleet commander, a man called Jamie Taylor (USS Mercy Hospital ship), who helped her to secure an engineering job on his vessel as a civilian.

Commander Taylor helped her to apply to the Starfleet Academy, using her Bajoran genealogy to justify why she isn't as war-like as her compatriots. She was accepted, and graduated last year, at the rank of Ensign. Soon, she was on the roster for several assignments, choosing this as her first "Starfleet home." Someday, she hopes to see Cdr. Taylor again, to thank him.
Service Record 2382-86: Starfleet Academy. CEns.-Cdt Cmdr.

2386-90: USS Issedon, Asst. Chief Ops Officer, Ens-LtJG.