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Andorian Female

Character Information

Rank & Address

Lieutenant Junior Grade Esessa


Fighter Pilot
USS Denver


Esessa Sh’ivhohlol

May 5, 2352



Ensign Esessa Sh’ivhohlol (born May 5, 2352) was a renowned Andorian fighter pilot who served aboard the Federation starship USS Denver during the Dominion War in the year 2374. Born on Andoria in 2352, Sh’ivhohlol joined Starfleet Academy in 2370 and graduated with honors in 2374 at the age of 22.



Early Life

Sh’ivhohlol was born into a prominent family on Andoria, and her parents were both high-ranking officials in the Andorian Imperial Guard. From an early age, she was exposed to the military lifestyle and was trained in combat and tactical strategies by her parents.

At the age of 12, Sh’ivhohlol enrolled in the Andorian Military Academy, where she continued her training in combat and tactical strategies. She quickly distinguished herself as one of the academy’s top students, particularly in the areas of piloting and combat tactics.

After graduating from the academy at the age of 16, Sh’ivhohlol joined the Andorian Imperial Guard as a fighter pilot. She quickly gained a reputation as one of the best pilots in the Guard, and her skills in combat earned her numerous commendations and awards.

Starfleet Academy

In 2370, at the age of 18, Sh’ivhohlol decided to apply to Starfleet Academy on Earth. She was accepted, and despite the cultural differences between Andoria and Earth, she excelled academically and in flight training. Sh’ivhohlol’s natural abilities and extensive training allowed her to adapt quickly to the new environment.

During her time at the Academy, Sh’ivhohlol excelled in flight training and was regarded as one of the top pilots in her class. She was known for her exceptional reflexes, quick thinking, and ability to remain calm under pressure. After graduation, Sh’ivhohlol was assigned to the USS Denver, a Nebula-class starship that was part of the Seventh Fleet tasked with defending the Alpha Quadrant from Dominion forces.

USS Denver

As a fighter pilot aboard the Denver, Sh’ivhohlol flew numerous combat missions against Dominion ships, often serving as an escort for larger Starfleet vessels. Her skill and bravery in the face of enemy fire earned her the respect of her fellow crew members and the admiration of her superiors. Sh’ivhohlol’s duties as a fighter pilot included reconnaissance missions, escorting other Starfleet vessels, and engaging enemy ships in combat.

During one particular mission, Sh’ivhohlol and her wingman were tasked with defending a Starfleet convoy from Dominion attack. Despite being heavily outnumbered, Sh’ivhohlol led her wingman in a daring attack against the Dominion ships, successfully destroying two before the rest retreated.

In addition to her duties as a pilot, Sh’ivhohlol was also an active member of the ship’s crew. She participated in various shipboard activities and was known for her friendly and approachable nature. Her Andorian heritage and cultural background added to the ship’s diversity and helped to foster a sense of unity among the crew.

One of Sh’ivhohlol’s most notable moments on the Denver came during the Second Battle of Chin’toka, where she displayed exceptional bravery and leadership in the face of danger. As the Denver came under heavy fire and was disabled by Dominion forces, Sh’ivhohlol and the other fighter pilots launched an attack on the enemy ships, drawing their attention away from the crippled Denver and buying time for the crew to repair critical systems. Sh’ivhohlol’s actions in this battle earned her a promotion to Lieutenant Junior Grade and the Starfleet Medal of Honor.

Despite the intense and dangerous nature of her duties on the Denver, Sh’ivhohlol remained dedicated to her duties and her crewmates. Her calm demeanor and unwavering courage helped to inspire her fellow crew members and contribute to the overall success of the Denver’s mission.

After the end of the Dominion War, Sh’ivhohlol left the Denver and continued her service in Starfleet. Her time on the Denver, however, remained a defining chapter in her career and a testament to her bravery, skill, and dedication to the Federation.

Post-Dominion War

After the end of the Dominion War, Lieutenant Junior Grade Esessa Sh’ivhohlol continued to serve in Starfleet, rising steadily through the ranks and taking on a variety of challenging assignments.

In the years immediately following the war, Sh’ivhohlol served as a test pilot, helping to develop new Starfleet technologies and pushing the boundaries of what was possible in spaceflight. Her exceptional piloting skills and willingness to take risks earned her a reputation as one of the most talented pilots in Starfleet.

As her career progressed, Sh’ivhohlol took on a variety of other roles, including serving as a mission specialist on several deep-space exploration missions and as an instructor at Starfleet Academy. Her expertise in combat and tactical operations also led her to serve as a strategist in a number of key engagements, including the Battle of Frakus Prime, where her tactical insights helped to turn the tide of the battle in favor of the Federation.

Throughout her career, Sh’ivhohlol continued to demonstrate the bravery, skill, and dedication to duty that had made her a hero during the Dominion War. Her Andorian heritage and cultural background also made her a valuable asset to Starfleet, helping to foster understanding and cooperation between different species and cultures.

In recognition of her outstanding service, Sh’ivhohlol was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2395 and given command of the USS Salinas, a top-of-the-line starship with a crew of over 400 officers and crewmembers. Under her command, the Saber successfully completed a number of challenging missions, including several deep-space exploration missions and a mission to rescue hostages from a group of rogue Klingon warriors.

After over 30 years of distinguished service, Captain Sh’ivhohlol retired from Starfleet in 2401, leaving behind a legacy of bravery, skill, and dedication that would inspire generations of Starfleet officers to come.

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Service Record

Date Position Posting Rank
2369 - 2373 Cadet Starfleet Academy
Cadet Senior Grade
2673 - 2374 Fignter Pilot USS Denver
2374 - 2375 Bravo Flight XO USS Denver
Lieutenant Junior Grade