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Lieutenant Finnley Keating

Name Finnley Quinn Keating VII

Position Chief Engineering Officer

Rank Lieutenant


Character Information

Gender Female
Species Human
Age 29

Physical Appearance

Height 5'7"
Weight 150lbs
Hair Color Blond
Eye Color Blue
Physical Description Fair skin tone and a medium athletic build.

Family

Spouse None
Children None
Father Colonel Finnley Quinn Keating VI
Mother Kacey Keating
Brother(s) None, but a best friend that she considers a brother.
Sister(s) None

Personality & Traits

General Overview Finnley is tough and determined. She comes from a long line of engineers and strives to live up to her family's legacy. She has a personal code that she always lives by which includes being prompt, following protocol, and performing her duties with precision. Finnley will do whatever is necessary to ensure the safety of her team and the crew as a whole. She often doesn't see a point in social niceties and can be very straightforward and blunt. Although she would never disobey a lawful order, Finnley doesn't have a problem with stating an objection. She has a fierce loyalty to those she considers close. Finnley can also be a bit of a hermit, preferring often to curl up in her quarters and study engineering reports as opposed to being social. Though she will do activities with friends on occasion. Sarcasm is her favorite form of communication.
Strengths & Weaknesses Strengths
+ Loyal & Dependable
+ Knack for mechanics
Weaknesses
- Enochlophobia (fear of crowds)
- Cannot stand showing weakness/vulnerability
Ambitions To perform well as a Starfleet engineer and live up to the Keating legacy. She hopes to one day become Chief Engineer on a starship.
Hobbies & Interests Finnley avidly researches propulsion systems & theory and is constantly trying to make improvements to the ship's engine. Her other interests consist of Earth history, manatees and exploring new planets.

Personal History Born on stardate 237001.07 to Marine Combat Engineer (Finnley Quinn Keating VI) and civilian Physicist (Kacey Keating) in California, Finnley grew up with a love for the water and mechanics.

The Keating family home is located on the coast and anytime they weren't moving from starship to starship for her father's assignments she was out on the water surfing. Surfing is the only passion that she shares with her mother. It's an easy activity to do alone (which worked out for Finnley since she's an only child) and served as a reprieve from the rigors that typically accompany the life of a Marine's daughter.

For the most part, she has always wanted to follow the family tradition of becoming a Starfleet engineer. When they were on a ship for one of her father's assignments, she took every opportunity to be around him while he was in engineering. She has a knack for mechanics, a trait passed down for generations in her family. Anytime she wasn't in engineering, she was likely off with her best friend Tavin (who she considers a brother).

Following the Keating legacy, Finnley applied to the academy and was accepted at age 18. Although she has an incredible knack for engineering, Finnley hates doing homework which ultimately reflected in her grades. As such, she completed academy training in the middle of her class and graduated at the age of 22 with her degree in engineering.

She served aboard the USS Equinox for 5yrs before accepting the position of Asst. Chief Engineer on the USS Athena.
Service Record 237408.20: Moved to the USS Titan for father’s assignment
237909.01: Returned to California
238011.14: Moved to the USS Dauntless for father’s assignment
238407.28: Returned to California
238508.09: Returned to the USS Dauntless for father’s assignment
238608.09: Left the USS Dauntless to attend Admiral Farragut Preparatory School (16)
238903.17: Attended the Starfleet Preparatory Program
238904.28: Started attending Starfleet Academy
239305.03: Graduated from Starfleet Academy
239305.03: Assigned to the USS Equinox as an Engineer