Behind the Scenes
Played by: Anthony Phelan
Lieutenant Kal'kahn Denobi
"There's a toaster somewhere in there!"--Lieutenant Denobi concerning Shauna's engines.
Lieutenant Kal'kahn Denobi is an Aarkaash engineer who has recently joined the crew of the Muffin in an attempt to improve the upgrade the engine systems. He is an expert in Warp Drive and Hyper Drive. He believes in modern approaches rather than Colonel Finelli's more haphazard approaches and thus they tend to clash. He is very methodical and analytical, preferring to do things "by the manual" rather than by the seat of his pants, however he is very capable of improvising when problems arise.
Kal'kahn Denobi was hatched on Idsocaa and matured into his adult form in the usual 2 year period. His parents brought him up to be an artist which is exactly what he became, however unlike his parents his art was in engineering rather than quantum physics.
Kal'kahn joined the Alliance Science Council at a young age, though a fairly typical age for Aarkaash. His interest lay in studying off world and he was able to accomplish this through the Science Council, through an association with the Alliance Navy he was able to travel from ship to ship and study their engine designs. This quickly made him an expert a variety of engine types and compositions.
2350 and Beyond
In 2354 Kal'kahn put in a request to be assigned to the Muffin knowing the chief engineer was a mechanical genius, even if she was somewhat unorthodox. His request was not granted until several years later but once he joined the crew he instantly began to critique the inefficiency of the engine.
Kal'kahn is cold and methodical but his love of engines surpasses his interest in anything else.
Shauna Finelli has no idea how much Kal'kahn admires her and her work and he would prefer to keep it that way. As far as she knows he is an ungrateful pain in the ass who doesn't like her engines, when his real interest is helping her improve them further through a combination of their two thinking styles.
Behind the Scenes