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- 1 Confederate Government Officials
- 2 Local Government Officials
- 3 Military Officials
- 4 Corporate Officials
- 5 Celebrities
- 6 Misc
Confederate Government Officials
Position: General Secretary and Chairperson of the Icarus Front
About: 40-something former socialite and heir to the Oculum Broadcast fortune. Known for their relatively moderate positions within the Icarus Front and chosen to help broaden the party's appeal. A frequent figure of scandal.
Position: Shadow Coalition Speaker, Representative for Sophia.
About: Nearly 200 years old and still going strong, ISA was a early figure in the Positronic Civil Rights Group. They've served on-and-off again as Representative but were only recently made Speaker, owing to their long service and the Shadow Coalition's desire to capture the civil rights vote.
Position: Chairperson of the Board, Sol Economic Organization
About: Kerehoma was appointed Chairperson in 2561, after the sudden death of their predecessor. Kerehoma is widely acknowledged as a "safe" choice for Chairperson, previously CFO of the relatively minor Centauri Provisions. In their short term as chairperson, Kerehoma has been responsible for a significant improvement in intraparty unity, and an increase in the SEO's hawkish tendencies.
Position: Transgressive Technologies and Interior Police Executive
About: Appointed to the position as part of the EIO's expanded 2560 budget, Sifat is a career EIO agent now in charge of the entire department. His methods have been questioned as being highly draconian, and he has an almost pathological disgust for transhumanism stemming from devout religious conviction. Nonetheless, under his command the EIO has prevented countless emergent events, though his handling of the "Interior Police" job remains lackluster.
Position: Executive of Development
About: Charged with ensuring the economic growth of SolGov's protectorate, Collins began her long career as a private sector bureaucrat before finding a position in the Abel's Rest Development Trust and slowly working her way up the chain of command. Critics sometimes accuse her of unfounded sympathies towards Unathi and the Hegemony, even accusing her of secretly practicing the Unity, but by all accounts Executive Collins is a casual neopagan and merely unusually cosmopolitan in outlook.
Local Government Officials
Position: Emperor of New Kyoto
About: Son of Takeshi, and Emperor since 2512. Now in his 80s, he is known for easing isolationist policy on a diplomatic level while strictly forbidding cultural 'contamination'.
Position: Governor of Sif
About: An aging career politician and outspoken Shadow Coalition member. Has served five consecutive 2-year terms as Governor. Planning on retiring this year. "Man of the people". Married a positronic.
Position: First Secretary of the Saint Columbia Democratic Union
About: An immigrant from Casini's Reach, Tassis rose to prominence in the Saint Columbia riots following the Gray Week. In the following month, she rose from secretary for an industrial union to millita leader to head of state and oversaw the transfer of Saint Columbia to Almach Association control. She is firey and outspoken in public, eschewing social niceties and peppering her speeches with profanity, but is surprisingly withdrawn in her private life.
Position: Chairman of the Board for the Eutopia Foreign Relations Bureau
About: Disgustingly wealthy, Hadvid is a third-generation Eutopian with a 14% share in the Public Relations board and significant holdings in the Halo. His attempts at PR are widely mocked among left-leaning Solars, but he has done his job in keeping Eutopia independent and anarcho-capitalist.
Position: Governor of Putiya Nadu, Kishar
About: An often controversial figure and prominent member of the SEO. Outspoken supporter of "small government", Ofako is infamous for his filibusters blocking even the most inconsequential of direct government interventions. A major stockholder in Gilthari Exports, and accused by some opponents of links with the Xin Cohong.
Position: Representative for Vir
About: A MNM member turned Shadow Coalition, Lusia is known for her aggressive pursuit of the Coalition's medical interests, leading her to butt heads against more moderate baseliners. She also harbors unusually anticapitalist and pro-independence sentiments.
Position: Representative for Oasis
About: A first-term representative, Fumiko is a member of the SEO but breaks with leadership over several issues, including most notoriously the importance of the Five Points as a tool of foreign policy. A self-proclaimed "xenophile", Fumiko advocates for close relations with Skrellian Inner Kingdoms, New Kyoto, and Casini's Reach in hopes of containing Unathi expansion.
One Thousand Shivering Mandibles
Position: Ambassador for the Khepri People
About: The only member of the warlike Khepri species to have ever left their homeworld. Attempting to produce public support for the inclusion of Khepri in the interstellar community, without much success.
Position: Chief of Fleet Staff, Vir Defense Force
About: The highest ranking officer in the Fleet arm of the Vir Defense Force, Admiral Laukkanen is known for his unorthodox thoughts on military strategy, favoring a hit and run doctrine-- in theory, as the majority of the force is largely untested. He is also known for being a staunch supporter of the Icarus Front, something that has brought him to butt heads with the government of Vir, which largely favors the Shadow Coalition.
SolGov Fleet and Marines
Position: Admiral of the Saint Columbia Garrison.
About: Admiral McMullen is a flag officer who is best known for his eccentric approaches towards problem-solving and lassez-faire attitude towards the conventions of warfare. As a veteran of the Contact War and a long-time career officer in the SCG Fleet, throughout his long tenure McMullen has had a major influence on both defense policy and intelligence doctrine. His critics, however tend to remember the violent quelling of the Lizard Riots in 2542, and the more recent policing operation on Angessa’s Pearl of 2557, and how he was involved in the execution of both of these arguably botched operations.
Position: CEO of Nanotrasen
About: Known for eccentricity, Moravec is pushing 100 and has been Nanotrasen CEO for the last 20. Born in a Nanotrasen mining colony, his meteoric rise through the ranks is often held up as an example of a modern self-made man. His addresses to the board are widely televised and usually well- received.
Position: CEO of Zeng-Hu Pharmaceuticals
About: Originally one half of the Zeng-Hu Pharmaceutical empire, the Zeng family has long since bought out total control, casting the Hu name into relative obscurity. Jiang Zeng is notably more ruthless than her predecessors and frequent restructuring of the company's highest levels have called into question her family's dependability as leadership in the future.
Chatur "Big Ted" Gupta
Position: CEO of Major Bill's Transportation
About: The ever-enthusiastic head of MBT makes a public point of "getting involved" with every level of his company's operation, from graphic design and marketing, to spacecraft design. While less popular with those who have to deal with his meddling, the move has apparently worked wonders for public relations.
Position: Daedalus Dispatch Head Reporter
About: Top of her class at Elysium University, 31-year-old Fong is one of the most widely read columnists in human space. Unabashedly an IF member and staunch supporter of General Secretary West. Got her start translating Skrellian propaganda in an attempt to demonstrate the injustices of the Skrellian caste system.
Position: Mercurial Exonet Star
About: A controversial figure, purportedly 'in hiding', Nova still manages to upload politically charged video content to the exonet on at least a daily basis. While human, they have been cybernetically modified to a legally questionable degree, and encourages others to do the same. Well known for reading, and mocking hatemail in weekly, over-long streams.
Position: Socialite/Reality Star
About: Beloved niece of alarmingly wealthy investment banker Kaphiri Said, Yasmeen (As she is simply known) has earned the impressive title of "Sol's Most Recognizable Face", beating out every major political figure with her wide variety of self-aggrandizing reality shows. A favourite of teens and Oculum Broadcast executives alike.
About: A retired Colonial Marshals captain, Nero has spun his personal anecdotes into a small media franchise. To kids and the gullible on human core worlds he's seen as a hero bringing order to the chaotic frontier. On actual colonies and border worlds, he's been accused of understating the hardships the people there endure. Only about half of the stories he tells are actually true, but that doesn't stop them from selling.
Position: Founder of Angessa's Pearl
About: Founded Angessa's Pearl at age 38. After repeated attempts on her life (some temporarily successful), retired to obscurity in the town of Angessa's Grave.
Position: Nanotrasen Mascot
About: Not really a person in the strict sense, Trasen is an advanced A-class drone intelligence with an adorable cartoon avatar, used as Nanotrasen's official mascot and public relations liaison. Images of Trasen are sometimes burned in effigy during anti-drone protests.