Notable Traits: Psychiatrist, Physician, Starship Pilot/Drop Ship Pilot
Character Type Subgroup: Mastigos
Chartered Company: Lightning Medical, Adventure & Transport Co.
Dr. Murphy is tall, athletic, with black hair and dark brown eyes. He looks like he might be close to 40, with short hair, a mustache but no beard. He's often seen in a pilot's suit on informal occasions and is almost never seen without his signature medical kit.
Height: 190cm (6'3")
Weight: 100 kg (220 lbs)
Born: 4033 (Resurgence, Atlantis System)
Started Academy: 4051
Graduated Academy: 4055 (Atlantis System)
Served in some of the last battles of the Silent War, 4055-4057, mostly as a drop-ship pilot, though he was at the helm of a Capital ship in at least one engagement.
Promoted to Lieutenant J.G. 4056
Promoted to Lieutenant 4057 (3 weeks before the Invasion of Dumah began)
Veteran of the Invasion of Dumah
Decorated with the Order of the Lightning Star (Minor Hero)
Left the Service: 4065 (at the rank of Lieutenant)
Fully certified as Physician/psychiatrist: 4069
Public Records after December 4069 are VERY spotty until 4077
4077 - Public records show arrival at Wayfinder station, Tanaris system
Current registration on Wayfinder shows him as a practicing Psychiatrist and Trauma surgeon.
Is that the pilot who blew up two enemy Capital ships in the war by flying between them and causing a reactor flare?
Was a drop ship pilot. Got his nickname doing close-air support and very quick insertion/extraction of ground forces.
Was trusted to be the psychiatrist of some really high muckity mucks in the core before he became a mage.
Has ties to Explorer Union higher-ups.
Has been to Atlantis
Doesn't have to pay for his drinks at Club Nebula. They're permanently on the house for some reason. Sometimes pays for them anyways, or gives the price as a tip to the wait staff.
His real name is lost to the ages. And he will never say it.
"Doctor Murphy is a veteran. I am supposed to pity veterans of war. Dr. Murphy offered work, work that my brother and I are able to perform. My brother seems to approve of him. Perhaps I will heed his opinion and pity him." - Tristan Kathros
"Doc Lighting understand much thing.. Other not see. Iskra like very much." - Iskra
"I wouldn't trust most of the doctors on this station to bandage a shaving cut. Lightning is the exception." - Evander Katharos
"Why don't more people think like this guy? The station would be a lot better off." - Axion Attonborough
"Probably my best friend who at least is able to keep up." -Alek Hawthorne
"Nobody else has pushed me like Murphy, has forced me to grow up like him. But he always knows when to stop pushing." Loril
"When I needed a pickup I knew there was one pilot who would fly through laser fire to get me out. I would take a bullet for this brother in arms." - Magnus Duskthorne