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Lieutenant Commander Sam Archer


Samuel John Archer
Lieutenant Commander

Enterprise Station -- (Galaxy-class starbase)
Public Affairs Officer



SPECIES: -- Human
GENDER: -- Male

TIMELINE AGE: -- 41

PHYSICAL AGE: -- 30 -- (de-aged by Devron Anomaly)

BIRTH DATE: -- March 20, 2328

HOME PLANET: -- Earth -- (Sol System)
PLACE OF BIRTH: -- Brillion, Wisconsin, United States of America

MARITAL STATUS: -- Single

NATIVE LANGUAGE: -- English -- (fluent)
OTHER: - none

RELIGIOUS FAITH: -- Christian / Lutheran

DOMINANT HAND: -- Right



PERSONAL VALUES:
  • Do what you love, the success will follow.
  • Live life to the fullest.
  • Let's see what's out there!



PERSONALITY TRAITS:
  • Artistic -- (Sam possesses an unusually high level of creativity and imagination.)
  • Confident -- (Sam is sure of himself in his abilities and actions.)
  • Faithful -- (Sam draws great comfort and support from his faith.)
  • Lucky -- (Sam is favored by good luck.)
  • Thin-Blooded -- (Sam is susceptible to discomfort in cold temperature extremes.)
  • Traumatic Experience -- (Sam survived the destruction of the USS Valdemar.)



SKILL RATINGS:
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1= Basic Knowledge / 2= Qualified / 3= Experienced /
4= Skilled Professional / 5= Career Expert
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  • 5 .... Artistic Expression :: Acting
  • 5 .... History :: Federation
  • 5 .... Shipboard Systems :: Holo Systems
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  • 4 .... Athletics :: Baseball
  • 4 .... Athletics :: Parrises Squares
  • 4 .... Creative Expression :: Creative Writing
  • 4 .... Creative Expression :: Holography
  • 4 .... Computer :: Holographic Programming
  • 4 .... History, Earth :: Biblical History
  • 4 .... Knowledge :: Milwaukee Brewers Baseball History
  • 4 .... Physical Science :: Temporal Physics
  • 4 .... Social Science :: Public Affairs
  • 4 .... Vehicle Operation :: Shuttlecraft
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  • 3 .... Administration :: Starship Administration
  • 3 .... Creative Expression :: Drawing
  • 3 .... Artistic Expression :: Photography
  • 3 .... Artistic Expression :: Writing Skill
  • 3 .... Computer :: Research
  • 3 .... Computer :: Starfleet
  • 3 .... Culture :: Human
  • 3 .... Engineering, Systems :: Holographic Systems
  • 3 .... History :: Starfleet
  • 3 .... History, Earth :: United States
  • 3 .... Knowledge :: Devron Anomaly
  • 3 .... Language :: English
  • 3 .... Law :: Starfleet Regulations
  • 3 .... Religion :: Christian / Lutheran
  • 3 .... Shipboard Systems :: Database Systems
  • 3 .... Shipboard Systems :: Flight Control, Small Craft
  • 3 .... Social Science :: Archaeology
  • 3 .... Social Science :: Communication
  • 3 .... Social Science :: Journalism
  • 3 .... Shipboard Systems :: Library Computer
  • 3 .... Vehicle Operation :: Runabout
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  • 2 .... Administration :: Starfleet
  • 2 .... Empathy :: Listening
  • 2 .... Energy Weapon :: Hand Phaser
  • 2 .... Engineering, Systems :: Communication Systems
  • 2 .... Food Preparation :: Cooking
  • 2 .... History :: Human
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: 21st Century Country Music
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: 1930 New York City
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: Baseball History
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: Edith Keeler
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: Guardian of Forever -- (from alternate universe)
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: Liliana Barton
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: Marvel Cinematic Universe
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: Old Earth Movies & TV
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: RMS Titanic
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: The Phoenix (Zefram Cochrane's warpship)
  • 2 .... Knowledge :: Vulcan First Contact
  • 2 .... Literature, Earth :: The Bible
  • 2 .... Planetary Survival :: Basic Survival
  • 2 .... Planetary Survival :: Grassland Plains -- (from alternate universe)
  • 2 .... Shipboard Systems :: Sensors
  • 2 .... Ship Survival :: Escape Pod
  • 2 .... Social Science :: Historical Engineering
  • 2 .... Social Science :: Media Interactions
  • 2 .... Space Science :: Temporal Mechanics
  • 2 .... Vehicle Operation :: Escape Pod
  • 2 .... World Knowledge :: Earth



SERVICE STATUS:
  • Active Duty
    • Starfleet service requirements erased in 2363 (due to disappearance).
    • May seek retirement or resignation at any time.
    • Must retire from Starfleet service by age 65.

YEARS IN SERVICE:
  • 2355-2363; 2369-present
  • 8 years



PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

2346-2350 --- Milwaukee Lutheran College -- (Milwaukee, WI, USA, Earth)
2351-2355 --- Starfleet Academy -- (San Francisco, CA, USA, Earth
2355-2355 --- Public Affairs Training -- (San Francisco, CA, USA Earth)
2363-2363 --- Branch Officer Training -- (San Francisco, CA, USA Earth)



PROFESSIONAL DEGREES:

Bachelor of Arts: Art -- (Milwaukee Lutheran College)
Bachelor of Science: History -- (Starfleet Academy)



MILWAUKEE LUTHERAN COLLEGE:

GRADUATED: -- May, 2350
STATUS: -- Passed with Honors -- Earned Bachelor's Degree

MAJOR: -- Art
MINOR: -- Acting

EXTRA-CURRICULARS:
-- Baseball -- (outfielder)



STARFLEET ACADEMY:

GRADUATED: -- May, 2355
STATUS: -- Passed with High Honors -- Earned Bachelor's Degree

MAJOR: -- History (Science Branch)

SPECIALIZATION: -- Advanced Historical Training

SPORTS:
-- Parrises Squares

EXTRA-CURRICULARS:
-- Alternate History Club
-- Holography Group
-- Lutheran Fellowship Ministry
-- Masqueraders (theater group)
-- Parrises Squares Club



STARFLEET SERVICE RECORD:

2355-2358 --- USS Valdemar -- (Ambassador-class) -- NCC-2305
------------------ Ensign /// Holographic Developer
------------------ Uniform = Blue (TOS)

2358-2359 --- Starfleet Ground Facility -- (Proxima)
------------------ Ensign to Lieutenant (JG) /// Public Affairs Officer
------------------ Uniform = Gold (TOS)

2359-2361 --- USS Norway -- (Norway-class) -- NCC-2800
------------------ Lieutenant (JG) /// Operations Officer (Holo Systems)
------------------ Uniform = Gold (TOS) / Red (Devron)

2361-2362 --- USS Malinche -- (Excelsior-class) -- NCC-2013
------------------ Lieutenant (JG) /// Public Affairs Officer
------------------ Uniform = Red (Devron)

2362-2363 --- Starfleet Headquarters -- (Earth)
------------------ Lieutenant /// Public Affairs Officer
------------------ Uniform = Red (Devron)

2363-2363 --- USS Enterprise-D -- (Galaxy-class) -- NCC-1701-D
------------------ Lieutenant /// Public Affairs Officer (Department Head)
------------------ Uniform = Red (Devron)

2363 ----------- Missing in Action; Presumed Dead 
2363-2369 --- Time Travel

2369-2369 ---- USS Enterprise-D -- (Galaxy-class) -- NCC-1701-D
------------------ Lieutenant /// Public Affairs Officer (Department Head)
------------------ Uniform = Red (Devron)

2369-pres ---- Enterprise Station -- (Galaxy-class starbase)
------------------ Lieutenant to Lt. Cmdr. /// Public Affairs Officer (Department Head)
------------------ Uniform = Red (Devron)



PERSONAL TIMELINE:

2328 -- Born in Brillion, Wisconsin, Earth on March 20.
2333 -- August -- Enters grade school as a kindergarten student (age 5).
2342 -- August -- Enters high school as a freshman (age 14).
2345 -- Gains his Type-6 shuttle, "Eagle", as an inheritance from his uncle.
2346 -- May -- Graduates from high school.
2346 -- August -- Enters Milwaukee Lutheran College as a freshman (age 18).
2347 -- His girlfriend (HS sweetheart), Lily Andrews, dies in a vehicle accident.
2350 -- May -- Graduates from Milwaukee Lutheran College.
2350 -- Moves to Atlanta, GA, USA to pursue professional acting opportunities.
2350 -- Summer -- Is cast in the Earth movie, "Worlds Unknown".
2350 -- Begins dating celebrity actress, Mara Kendricks, from "Worlds Unknown".
2350 -- Applies to attend Starfleet Academy.
2350 -- Fall -- Is cast in the Earth movie, "Revisionist".
2351 -- Spring -- The movie, "Worlds Unknown", is released. Sam has a supporting role.
2351 -- Wins appointment to Starfleet Acadermy on his first attempt.
2351 -- Summer -- The movie, "Revisionist", is released. Sam has a starring role.
2351 -- August -- Enters Starfleet Academy (age 23).
2352 -- USS Chogatta disappears. Sam's actress girlfriend is aboard at the time.
2355 -- May -- Graduates from Starfleet Academy. Promoted to Ensign.
2355 -- Attends Starfleet Public Affairs Training.
2355 -- Assigned to the USS Valdemar as a holographic developer.
2358 -- Survives the destruction of the USS Valdemar during the Cardassian War.
2358 -- Reassigned to the Starfleet facility on Proxima as a public affairs officer.
2358 -- Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (JG).
2359 -- Reassigned to the USS Norway as a holo systems operation officer.
2361 -- Starfleet introduces its current uniforms (replacing the TOS style uniforms).
2361 -- Reassigned to the USS Malinche as a public affairs officer.
2362 -- Reassigned to Starfleet Command HQ as a public affairs officer.
2362 -- Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.
2362 -- Assists with the testing of the Starfleet Facebook communications platform.
2363 -- Attends Branch Officer Training.
2363 -- February 1 -- Assigned to the USS Enterprise-D as a public relations officer.
2363 -- May 10 -- USS Enterprise-D collapses the Devron Anomaly. Disappears.
2363 -- May 10 -- USS Enterprise-D travels 6 years into the future.
2363 -- May 10 -- Physical body de-aged by five years.
2363 -- May 10 -- Assumed dead. Registered as "Killed in Action".
2363 -- Assumed dead. Starfleet service commitments erased.
2369 -- May 13 -- USS Enterprise-D arrives near Iadara Colony (from time travel).
2369 -- Re-registered as living.
2369 -- June -- Chooses to remain in service to Starfleet. No service commitment.
2369 -- June -- Purchases his civilian runabout, the SS Terra Nova.
2369 -- August -- Transitioned to service aboard Enterprise Station.
2369 -- August -- Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander.



FAMILY RECORD:

SPOUSE: -- none

CHILDREN: -- none

PETS: -- none

FATHER: -- Thomas Archer -- (writer -- Brillion, WI, USA, Earth)

MOTHER: -- Olivia Archer -- (teacher -- Brillion, WI, USA, Earth)

BROTHER:
-- Joel Archer -- (Starfleet Marine -- Starfleet service) -- (2 years younger)

SISTERS:
-- Lilian Archer -- (writer/historian -- Earth) -- (3 years younger)
-- Elizabeth Martin -- (stay-at-home mom -- Earth) -- (5 years younger)

UNCLES:-----------------------2 living (1 died)
AUNTS:-------------------------2 living
GRANDFATHERS:-----------2 living
GRANDMOTHERS:----------2 living

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NOTABLE ANCESTORS:
-- Jonathan Archer
----------NX Program test pilot -- (2140s)
----------Captain of NX-01 Enterprise -- (2152-2161)
----------Starfleet Admiral -- (2161-2169)
----------Federation Ambassador to Andoria -- (2169-2175)
----------Federation Councilman -- (2175-2183)
----------Federation President -- (2184-2192)



FILM CREDITS:

Worlds Unknown” – (2351) – (popular movie)
-----------------Supporting Role -- Played character, Eddie Benson.
-----------------Adventure: The story of a civilian starship crew exploring deep space.
-----------------Sam's Performance = Good

Revisionist” – (2351) – (iconic movie)
-----------------Starring Role -- Played character, Caleb Kennis.
-----------------Thriller: A time-travel story.
-----------------Sam's Performance = Critically Acclaimed



NOTABLE POSSESSIONS:
  • Danube-class runabout -- (civilian model) // NAME = "SS Terra Nova"
    • Currently parked in space near Enterprise Station.
  • Type-6 shuttlecraft -- (civilian model) -- light blue // NAME = "Eagle"
    • Currently parked on Earth, at Sam's family home in Brillion, WI, USA.



19 FAVORITE THINGS:

Favorite Food: -- Steak & Mushrooms
Favorite Fruit: -- Pineapple
Favorite Dessert: -- Warm Apple Pie
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: -- Caramel Swirl
Favorite Cookie: -- Raspberry Chocolate Chip
Favorite Beverage: -- Fruit Juices; Coffee
Favorite Music Genre: -- Country Music; Rock Music; Film Scores
Favorite Sound: -- Birds chirping in a quiet forest
Favorite Smell: -- Fresh Bread
Favorite Table Game: -- Strategy Games
Favorite Childhood Toy: -- Baseball Gear
Favorite Vacation Spot: -- The Mountains
Favorite Animal: -- Cats/Kittens
Favorite Color: -- Green; Navy Blue
Favorite Flower: -- Lilacs
Favorite Sport: -- Baseball; Parrises Squares
Favorite Superhero: -- Captain America
Favorite Superpower: -- Endurance
Favorite Accomplishment: -- Acting in movies



LIFE NOTES: -- Early Life
  • Sam had a normal, middle-class childhood.
  • Sam was raised by Christian/Lutheran parents.
  • Sam attended a Lutheran grade school, and a Lutheran high school.
  • Sam developed an interest in drawing and acting.
  • Sam developed a love of history.
  • Sam learned to play baseball, and played it regularly with friends.
  • Sam found a love for the history of baseball, as well as the historic Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, formerly based in his home state.
  • Sam played on his high school baseball team. Position: left field. Baseball skill= 3.
  • Sam participated in high school theater productions. Acting skill= 3.
  • Sam found interest in the study and exploration of archaeology.
  • Sam developed an interest in old Earth movies, particularly science fiction.
  • Sam was given a pastel blue Type-6 shuttlecraft, as an inheritance from his desceased uncle. Sam chose to name the shuttle, "Eagle". 
  • Sam developed a grade school crush on a girl named, Lily Andrews, but the two remained platonic friends. In high school, however, they began a youthful romance. Upon graduation from high school, Sam and Lily chose to to go different colleges, so the romance became long distance. The two remained devoted to each other, despite the newfound distance between them.



LIFE NOTES: -- College / Early Career
  • Sam lived on campus while attending Milwaukee Lutheran College.
  • Sam's girlfriend, and high school sweetheart, Lily Andrews, died in a vehicle accident while Sam was attending college. Lily had loved Sam's storytelling while they were together, so, to honor her memory, he started writing shorts stories.
  • Sam did not date anyone else in college (after Lily's death).
  • Sam played on his college baseball team. Position: left field. Baseball skill= 4.
  • Sam participated in college theater productions, with lead roles. Acting skill= 4.
  • During school breaks, Sam learned how to fly his shuttlecraft back home.
  • After college, Sam moved to Atlanta, GA, to pursue professional acting opportunities.
  • "Worlds Unknown" was filmed during the summer of 2350, and released in spring of 2351. Sam was involved in press interviews.
  • Sam's role in "Worlds Unknown" inspired him to apply to Starfleet Academy.
  • Sam dated a popular female celebrity actress, Mara Kendricks, from the cast of "Worlds Unknown". The relationship lasted about two years -- until she went missing aboard the Starfleet ship, USS Chogatta (Constellation-class) in 2352, while on a UFSO tour at the time.
  • The movie, "Revisionist", was filmed in the fall of 2350, and released in the summer of 2351. Sam was involved in preess interviews, shortly before entering Starfleet Academy.



LIFE NOTES: -- Starfleet Academy
  • By the time Sam entered Starfleet Academy, he was already a notable Earth cultural celebrity. People recognized him from his movies.
  • Sam earned the nickname, "Titan", because of his celebrity status, his influence with famous people, and his girlfriend, actress, Mara Kendricks.
  • Sam's actress girlfriend, Mara Kendricks, disappeared aboard the Starfleet vessel, USS Chogatta (Constellation-class), when it mysteriously disappeared in 2352.
  • Sam earned respect as a descendent of Jonathan Archer.
  • Sam played on the Starfleet Academy Parrises Squares team. Skill- 3.
  • Sam's SFA science degree focused on history (namely Federation history), as well as studies in Temporal Physics.
  • Sam easily made it through most Academy theater production auditions, especially given his previous experieince as a professional film actor. He performed in multiple theater productions while at the Academy, and was a significant marketing draw for the productions that he was in.
  • Sam was heavily involved in the Alternate History Club. He improved his knowledge of alternate history and theoretical realities.
  • Sam spent a good deal of time learning about, and interacting with, holographic systems and programming.
  • Sam honed his athletics skills by competing against other Parrises Squares cadet team, as part of the elective intramural teams. He did this in addition to participating on the official Starfleet Academy Parrises Squares team,
  • Sam live his Christian faith as a cadet.
  • Sam was friends with classmate, Benjamin Sisko, while attending the Academy.
  • Sam wrote a few short stories in his free time.
  • Sam took and interest in exploring with his digital and holographic cameras.



LIFE NOTES: -- Starfleet Service & Experiences
  • USS VALDEMAR - (Ambassador-class):
  • Sam developed an interest in 21st Century Country Music during this tour.
  • Sam developed an interest in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during this tour.
  • Sam survived the destruction of the USS Valdemar, at the hands of the Cardassians (an ambush) during the Cardassian War. Sam spent time in an escape pod, with other survivors, until he was rescued.
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  • STARFLEET FACILITY ON PROXIMA:
  • Sam was part of the facility's public affairs staff.
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  • USS NORWAY - (Norway-class):
  • Sam enjoyed spending time watching historic baseball games on the holodeck.
  • Sam improved his shuttle piloting skills during this tour, piloting a number of shuttle in and out of the Norway's main shuttlebay.
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  • USS MALINCHE - (Excelsior-class):
  • Sam continued his love of watching baseball games on the holodeck.
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  • STARFLEET COMMAND HQ ON EARTH:
  • Sam was selected for this posting due to his renown and cultural popularity.
  • Sam was promoted to full Lieutenant at the beginning of this assignment.
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  • USS ENTERPRISE-D - (Galaxy-class):
  • ALTERNATE REALITY: Sam remembers owning a Danube-class runabout, an alternate "SS Terra Nova", and has fond memories of the joys and independence offered by the ownership of a small starship.
  • ALTERNATE REALITY:  Sam remembers an alternate survival experience, on a distant planet he calls "the Guardian of Forever" planet. He remembers passing through some sort of "portal" during an away mission, that sent him to this distant planet, and then spending three weeks surviving there -- alone. He states that he does not know where the portal that sent him to this distant planet is located.
  • ALTERNATE REALITY: Sam remembers alternate social relationships with Tessa Kensington, Cassie Queen, and David Brown on deck 2 of the Enterprise-D. He has memories of game nights, lounge decorating, and PAO-hosted holiday parties.
  • Sam and Jean-Luc Picard are the only people to retain first-hand knowledge of the Devron Anomaly. Everyone else lost most of their memory of the event due to the de-aging process caused by the anomaly (i.e., lost memory engrams).
  • Sam claims to have "temporal dreams" in which he witnesses historic events.



PERSONAL LINKS:

FACEBOOK PAGE: -- facebook/samarcher1701