Captain of the FSS-CH9, Amaya Solace is the daughter of a high-ranking admiral from the Felinius Kingdom and the youngest person ever appointed captain of a Felinoid Smartship. Hard-nosed and tough as nails, she constantly struggles to prove herself and her team among the Squadron forces, many of whom assume she received her post through nepotism. Despite the general mistrust of her throughout the squadron, she has a reputation for being a fierce fighter, albeit with a history of insubordination and inability to follow orders. Prior to her commission as captain, she served with the CH-13. Extended Bio
Chaste’s exact origin is unknown. While she is clearly a Felinoid, she was discovered living alone in the wild jungles of Kaneon-9 by the crew of the FSS-CH13. She eventually was given a special appointment to the Cosmic Hellcats forces by Admiral Otto Solace and now serves as Armsmaster aboard the FSS-CH9. Perhaps the most feared combatant in the Squadron, Chaste has a no-nonsense “shoot first and let Ceiling Cat sort them out” attitude. While on the surface she is distant and mean-spirited towards her fellow shipmates, she is extremely protective of them and considers them her family – the only family she has ever known. Extended Bio
As pilot of the FSS-CH9, Damsel is one of the greatest pilots in the entire Squadron. Born to a wealthy family and living a life of relative luxury and privilege, Damsel found herself drawn to a greater calling. She ran away from home and enrolled in the Academy for Science Soldiers and eventually was made a Cosmic Hellcat. Despite her stong sense of duty and love of adventure, Damsel is still a socialite princess at heart. She is as much intrigued by the promise of adventure that being a Hellcat provides, as she is to the nobility and honor it brings. Extended Bio
Johnson is an accountant, actuary and office statistician the SNAT and serves as the personal assistant to Col. Grendel. He is exceptionally gifted at number crunching and can generally calculate the statistically probably results of a given source of action with computer-like speed, a talent that makes him invaluable to Hellcats management. As a government contractor, he is technically a civilian and has no formal rank, however as Grendel’s personal assistant, he effectively wields a great deal of power at Starbase Gamma.
Grendel is the son of the most decorated hero in the history of the Confederation. Long neglected and considered a disappointment by his legendary father, Grendel set out to prove himself by becoming a hero in his own right, first with the Meowing Commandos and later with the CH-13. Grendel is the consumate soldier, as serious and hard on his fellow Hellcats as his father was on him. He is currently a Colonel in the Transuniversal Intergalactic Tranquility Squadron and the right hand of Admiral Kitty. Unlike most felinoids, who have the species designation felinoid sapien catus, Grendel is felinoid panthera leo, making him somewhat larger and more imposing than most felinoids.
One of the the greatest heroes of the Rebellion, during the Third Intergalactic War, Sgt. Kitty Hawk was instrumental in the success of the Battle of B’ll’R'un-Prime, the turning point of the war. After the war, the Meowing Commandos became an officially sanctioned Science Ninja Action Team and Kitty was given the command. In her youth she was quite unorthodox in her methods, though very effective and as such, while she seldom admits it, feels an affinity for Amaya, today. Over the years, she rose through Squadron Ranks and is now an Admiral and the ranking commander of all SNAT forces.
Sahara is a respected elder statesman amongst the STARfoxes, having risen to the rank of Captain. While, the STARfoxes operate more autonomously than units like the Hellcats, Sahara is experienced enough that her colleagues often look to her for guidance and she is frequently given command when group missions are required and is frequently given recruits to instruct. Sahara is confident and commanding and takes her position seriously. Her focus weapon is a bo-staff.
Of all the crew of the FSS-CH9, Sarah probably wants to be there the least. A brilliant scientist and leading authority on rocket science and physics, her intelligence and technical ability are rivaled only by her libido and hedonistic nature. Born a flower child to hippie parents, she finds herself constantly torn between the worlds of free-love and semi-conductor mechanics. While she is well respected in her field and throughout the Kingdom for her brilliance, her carefree attitude and lack of discretion landed her a court martial and got her “sentenced” to active duty with the Hellcats. While she loves her crewmates, she’d greatly prefer life on firm land to the isolation of deep space. Extended Bio