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Danek is a Trill symbiont who was first implanted over 100 years ago. Its current host, Teral, serves as a Starfleet engineer.
The Danek symbiont has, thanks to its hosts, gained a strong sense of duty and - thanks to the scientific nature of its hosts - a determined attitude, at times to the exclusion of all else. The scientists also gave him a respect for life, so he would kill only as a last resort, or if the situation warranted it.
First Host: Varnel (25 Years As Host)
A young man when first joined, he was a member of the Trill Science Academy, lecturing in biology, especially in xeno-biology. He left at the age of 45 to a dig on a small barren planet in a nearby system to dig on an archaeological site. While unearthing some unidentified bones, the small habitat sphere was breached and he suffered severe damage before he could get to safety. He lived long enough for his symbiont to be passed on to a promising young geologist on the dig.
Second Host: Melissa (43 Years As Host)
A lady of 19, this was her first dig. She was there to help identify any rocks and strata and to make sure their were no geological problems. She retreated from public life for half a year to sort out the symbiont, as she wasn't prepared. After returning to normal life she went to a small colony to work on examining it for expansion. It was here she met the governor of the province, and after a short courtship, was married to him at the age of 21. She then settled down as colony geologist for the rest of her days, dying at the age of 62
Third Host: Kalik (19 Years As Host)
Born on Trill, this adventurous youth was tamed by the introduction of a symbiont at 19. His parents, both engineers with Starfleet, had forced him to attend an engineering college, which he dropped out of to attend the academy. He moved to Sol shortly after his joining and quickly joined Starfleet. Kalik was given a choice between engineering and security, and after thought chose security. He served on several ships, rising to security officer on the USS Rutherford, an older cruiser. It was during a navigational error it entered the Romulan neutral zone and encountered an asteroid field. The ship was crippled, defensive and communications destroyed in the entirety. it drifted back to federation space when an unknown attacker destroyed the ship. Wounded, he managed to escape. Rescued by the USS Geiger, another ship in the task force, he died upon arrival back at Trill, when the symbiont was transferred to Teral.
Fourth Host: Teral (Current Host)
Born on Teresa Prime, a small rural planet near the new Cardassian union. Teral Kolt spent most of his youth working on a agriculture centre on his home world. He repaired farm equipment and the anti-grav loaders. He moved back to Trill when the agriculture centre went broke, joining an engineering school for his secondary education. He decided that if he was going to do anything, he might as well do it well, and so he applied to the symbiont academy. He was surprised when he had to inform his parents he was accepted. And so at the age of 18 he was finally joined to Danek, the memories flooding into his and so, it was with the sense of adventure the symbiont gave him that Teral left Trill to head towards a new life, where his last host had left off. It was time to see how Starfleet was in the engineering field. He joined the academy at 18, majoring in security systems and computer sciences. He also studied the other aspects of engineering. He left at the age of 22 and waited for his first assignment with the fleet.
Apr 6 - Assigned to USS James Cook as engineer
Apr 22 - Awarded Purple Heart
Apr 22 - Awarded Letter of Commendation
May 4 - Promoted to Lieutenant
May 4 - Assigned as Head of Engineering, USS James Cook
May 11 - Relinquished command of Engineering
May 29 - Demoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
May 29 - Formal Reprimand entered on permanent record
Aug 3 - Assigned to USS Yamaguchi as engineer
Mar 21 - Assigned to Starbase 902 as engineer
Apr 3 - Assigned as acting Chief Engineering Officer, Starbase 902
Jul 5 - Sided with Admiral Ritter at start of Civil War
Jul 14 - Relieved of all duties pending confirmation of loyalty to Admiral Ritter
Aug 19 - Resumed duties after investigations were dropped
Jan 2 - Assigned as Chief Engineering Officer, USS Laibok
May 28 - Assigned as Executive Officer, USS Laibok
Jun 22 - Assumed acting Commanding Officer upon injuries to Commander Riley, USS Laibok
Aug 27 - Resumed duties as Executive Officer following return of Commander Riley, USS Laibok
Aug 29 - Awarded Meritorious Service Medal for constructing device to close subspace rifts at Betazed
Aug 29 - Awarded Unit Commendation Ribbon for service of USS Laibok during the Betazed crisis
Sep 12 - Promoted to Commander
Mar 7 - Assumed command, USS Laibok
Mar 7 - Awarded Legion of Merit for work repairing Deep Space 9
Jun 11 - USS Laibok reported missing with all hands
Oct 21 - Rescued by USS Pathfinder and returned to GA space
Dec 8 - Assumed command of USS Lacrimosa
Oct 27 - Teral Danek mortally wounded by EPS conduit explosion following Jem'Hadar ramming of USS Agamemnon
Nov 13 - Teral Danek dies following transplanting of the Danek symbiont to Orryn Slokar, now Orryn Danek.
Alliance Medal of Honor
Defense Superior Service Medal - Legion of Merit (Member) - Purple Heart (with three clusters) - Meritorious Service Medal
Space Medal - Combat Action Ribbon - Command Service Medal (with three clusters) - Starfleet Unit Commendation Ribbon
Starfleet Unit Excellence Ribbon (with cluster) - Good Conduct Medal (with six clusters) - Milky Way Exploration Ribbon (with Alpha Device) - Exploration Service Ribbon
Border Patrol Service Ribbon - Installation Service Ribbon - Bajoran Service Ribbon - Academy Instructor Service Ribbon
Career Service Award - Breen War Ribbon - Freedom War Ribbon - Third Tzenkethi War Ribbon
- Engineering Repair Certification
- Letter of Commendation (**)
- Engineering System Certification