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Aliset Kōun

Aliset Soren is a player character played by Madi Harper.

Aliset iš karo laivo Kōun1)
1584742250357_image0.jpeg Art by Hannah Werner
Species & Gender: Female Senti
Date of Birth: 22日 3月 YE 08
Organization: Star Army of Yamatai
Occupation: Star Army Navigator, SARA Testing
Rank: Taii
Current Placement: YSS Kōun

Physical Description

Aliset Soren is a bright and bubbly young Senti woman, her slender physique is not particularly attractive by her species' standards, being far more curvy than most other Senti, while formerly due to a crushing injury that left her bedridden for several years in her youth, this is more an aesthetic choice made by her fiance, Sacre Ven Sanssinia

She stands a fair five foot three inches, and weighs three hundred and ninety seven pounds. (5'6“, 397lb)

Her eyes were a patina burgundy with a fading green irridescense and her hair is a deep rust brown. After her ST, Aliset's eyes returned to a blue-green irridescent flash.


Aliset Soren is a talented and confident pilot and astronavigator. Curious, honorable, and intelligent, her personality may be considered enigmatic to those ill-prepared. Like most Senti, she will rarely engage in unnecessary interaction unless approached, and even then say merely what she needs to say. When she does speak up on a subject, however, she is honest, and has a sharp delivery that can be seen as quick and off the cuff.

Aliset is also known to be a strong willed and effective individual, often seeking solutions to problems well before they find need.

Deep down, though, behind all of her strength of will and character, Aliset is insecure, fuelled by fear and uncertainty with only one option. Full send. She believes herself to be cursed with the deaths of every man she has loved, and feels abandoned and betrayed by her people. She feels she bears the curse of the trailblazer, holding quite a few firsts for her species in her career. Despite this, she claims a deep love for the peoples of the Kikyo sector, and holds hope to earn the command and loyalty of her own ship.

She is known to suffer from nightmares and chronic semicyclic sleep, but refuses to acknowledge any injury or discomfort.

In stead, Aliset's self destruction comes from overworking, where she will isolate herself with extra duties, school, and her active work, filling her time to the point of isolating herself from her crew and friends.


Aliset was born onboard the Shurista Flotilla near Akina System in YE 08, to Saliten And Setiel of Freighter Soren.

At age sixteen, she passed the skill test and the written portion to pass into adulthood, and began her formal training as a postage delivery pilot. This includes law enforcement training and a Senti Service knife. Also at that time, during her Gift of Song ceremony, Freighter Soren selected her to be her next pilot-captain. She has explained the Gift of Song as a Senti cultural norm, where new pilot-ship pairs are sent out from the Flotilla to perform an advanced maneuver, whilst being beaconed home by the songs sung into the comm by their families. They are not allowed to turn on their comms until such a time as they are on the return trip, and are then expected to navigate back by using the song of their family. Later trips can be navigated by singing into a comm channel and listening for a response to join.

Unfortunately, there was a hull failure in a portion of the Flotilla, and Setiel was killed by exposure to vacuum at 240 years old, in YE 29. The emotional shock of losing her mother and knowing that she was the only child born by either of her parents weighed heavily. Some bad decisions were made, and she found herself injured after her romantic life took an unexpected and violent turn. Her assaulter was executed by Saliten Soren in accordance with Senti law during the incident, but Aliset still suffered a bent rib and pelvis. She will not be able to bear children safely until she is seventy years old, assuming the damage is not repaired.

Unfortunately, she gained a lot of weight during her recovery and bedrest, being unable to walk while she healed. She has shed most of this weight, though is still 70 lb overweight, by Senti standards.

In YE 38, Freighter Soren made a delivery of needed supplies recovered from Senti pirates, initiating First Contact between the Senti Flotillas and the Yamatai Star Empire. She nearly lost her rank for that incident, sacrificing in stead, any opportunity she had at captaining any vessel larger than Soren.

In YE 42, she enlisted at the Uesureyan Fortress in the Star Army to fight the Kuvexian slavers as a pilot, relinquishing any and all command over her courier. She was the first Senti to become a Yamataian citizen and the first Senti in the Star Army. Her oath of enlistment was administered by Hanako herself, and she was entered into warrant officer school and pilot school due to her fourteen year piloting experience as a Senti postal worker.2)

To mark her cultural compatibility with this goal, she delivered the oath in both Yamataigo and Senti common. 3)

During flight and Warrant schooling, it was discovered that Senti typically don't operate by normal sleeping arrangements, preferring small, densly packed pod beds. When she was placed in a Capsule Hotel style sleeping arrangement, her sleep cycle and performance improved significantly, indicating a cultural inclination towards agoraphobic insomnia.

She was quickly assigned as a pilot for the 17th Strategic Bomber Group "Dragons".

In YE 44.5, she was promoted to Chui4) and reassigned to the YSS Kōun to continue her education and training as a xenodiplomat and astronavigator.

During her first exploratory mission with the YSS Koun, Aliset was bitten and envenomated5) by Aerlia Lei'Shela due to a fall that led to the breaking of the Taisha's tail and instinctive pain response. This led to a week out of commission, three days of which were villed with hallucinations due to interaction between organic neurotoxins and Senti neurochemistry, followed by several days of functional illness. This led Aliset to volunteer as a test subject to any and all testing_division projects involving Senti physiology in the SYNc message found here. The lead on the SARA project became Takeda Sayako under the direction of Iemochi Feyani

In a strongly worded email chain between the Shuristan Councils and Empress Himiko I, Aliset denounced her standing in the Shuristan Council and claimed herself to not be Senti, marking the distinction between the Senti culture and the tsulrati species in her claim. It is not clear if she knew Empress Himiko was involved in the email chain, as she finished her involvement with a claim that she “needs a [sic] drink.”

aliset_soren_afs.jpg Art by Hannah Werner

In YE_44.8, Aliset was involved in the Second Chance Salvage, sending an image dressed as a fictional admiral, and apparently liked the feel of power in such a uniform so much that she decided to set her sights on captaincy.

ali_costume.jpg Art by Chiflame123

In YE45.5, Aliset became the first Senti to undergo a Soul Transfer procedure, opening the door to all Senti in the future.

SYNC/SACN messages

Medals and Awards

Aliset Koun has earned the following awards

fetch.php 1 COMBAT AWARD - For defense of Fort Nozomi and combat during an emergency mission against hostile forces on Gashmere.

fetch.php 1 GASHMERE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE MEDAL - Assisted the Kodians in YE 45 during the ongoing Kodian Civil War.

fetch.php 1 CHIHARU PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL - For the duration of capture remained loyal to the Star Army of Yamatai while behaving in manner that honored the Star Army of Yamatai and its principles.

fetch.php 1 SURVIVAL AWARD - For surviving a significantly difficult survival situation in a hostile environment.

Skills Learned


Aliset is a skilled pilot, being able to feel where her ship is in relation to other objects, and know instinctively where her cockpit is in relation to the rest of her ship.

Familiar with the Ginga bomber Raccoon shuttle, and Plumeria 2E gunship


Being Senti, she has had to deal with her fair share of breakdowns in deep space. She is familiar with basic space craft components and systems, how to diagnose and repair them, and when to call an actual engineer.


Can chart courses through FTL, successfully routing around hill spheres, dead zones, and other dangers, and is extremely familiar with the area around Akima.

Law enforcement Training

Vigilant and quickly learning new rules and regulations, she is quick to correct infractions.

Close Quarters Combat

An expert in Senti null grav Judo, Aliset is trained to neutralize, detain, and, if necessary, dispatch a Senti up to a full century older than her. Moderately skilled in Star Army CQC (Though she doesn't find it nearly as useful.)

Star Army Common Skills


Aliset is a talented linguist and has an exemplary grasp on law and logic, allowing her to quickly learn alien legal systems and manipulate them to her advantage.


This lists all publications and dissertations crediting Aliset in their writing.

Social Connections

Aliset Soren is connected to:

Inventory & Finance

Aliset Soren has the following:

Personal Effects

  • Pipe, Tobacco, formerly owned by Leventé Barná
  • Guitar, 10 string acoustic, formerly owned by Leventé Barná, currently strung with modified Shuristan Khatakara strings (Braided silk monofilaments)
  • Knife, 10 inch tanto with aluminum handle, gifted by Leventé Barná
  • Brooch, Yamataian Silver and Nepleslian moldovite, made by Leventé Barná and Nicol Sanger
  • Necklace, burial steel with white slag gem, remains of Setiel Soren
  • 250 lb burial steel, remains of Nicol Sanger
  • Compass, 3D orieering, burial steel, gifted by Nicol Sanger (Note, always points to burial steel of Nicol's body. Nicol had a similar compass that would only ever point to Aliset. Distance is irrelevant.)
  • Shawl, silk wool blend, knit, leather edged, Shuristan made
  • Pants, silk fleece, shuristan made X6
  • Cardigan, various natural fibers, various colors, dyed, various sewn patterns, Shuristan made X12
  • Shuristan Water credits, 12,000 liters worth currency
  • 1 pack cigarettes, nepleslian made, half full
  • keychain, cigarette storage case for single cigarette
  • Assorted carabiners

Aliset Soren currently has 3000 KS.

OOC Information

This page was created by harpermadi on 03, 11 2020 at 14:21 using the Character Template Form.

In the case harpermadi becomes inactive:

  • Can this character be used as an NPC by a GM or FM? Yes
  • Can this character be adopted after I've been gone for a year? Yes
Character Data
Character NameAliset
Character OwnerMadi Harper
Character StatusActive Player Character
Character's Pronounsshe/her
Current LocationYSS Kōun
Character's HomePisces Station
PlotsYSS Kōun Plot
Approval Thread…
Harm Limitinjury or death
Star Army Personnel Database
SAOY Career StatusActive Duty
SAOY RankTaii
SAOY OccupationStar Army Navigator
SAOY AssignmentYSS Kōun
Assigned QuartersDeck 2 fore
Battle BuddySacre Ven Sanssinia
SAOY Entry YearYE 42
SAOY Entry Month2
DOR YearYE 45
DOR Month7
Government & Politics of the Yamatai Star Empire
DistrictYamatai Star System
Political PartyIndepdendent
tarybos narys mūšio neé Vadasirinidias krovininis Soren iš Shurista y Tokyo. Lit. Aliset of Warship Kōun, Councillor of Battle who was Pilot-Captain of Postage Freighter Soren of Shurista and flew with Warship Tokyo of Yamatai
Senti common uses Lithuanian as a stand-in language
Venom was delivered by injection
Star Army Academy of Military and Medical Sciences military history textbook
for better or worse
8) , 9)
Physiology necessitated.
Senti Civil Post O-3, Star Army of Yamatai Santô Juni
All displayed text in Senti Common
3 years without accident, or exemplary flying
Shurista Civil Post: Shield with envelope insignia
Completed police service career without violent incident

characters/yamatai/aliset_soren.txt · Last modified: 2024/04/20 21:21 by harpermadi