Doctor Petra Shannon

Name : Petra Shannon
Department : Medical

Race : Human
Place of Birth : Bingham, South Carolina
Home Planet : Earth

Rank: Doctor (Junior Medical Officer)
Major Area of Study: Medical
Minor Area of Study: Biology


Age: 24
Height: 5’6
Weight: 130
Hair length: Long
Hair-color: Blonde
Eye color: Pale Blue
Complexion: Caucasian

Physical Description: Slender, but with a feminine figure. Freckles and pale skin. Large, strikingly pale eyes. Has dark lashes and brows, despite the paleness of her skin and hair. Hair is very straight and fine. Has graceful mannerisms.


Petra was adopted by a doctor and his wife who were unable to have children. The identity of her parents has yet to be discovered. She decided at an early age that her calling was to be a doctor. She also decided that she wanted to travel, so she enrolled in Starfleet Academy with a medical focus. Consistently scoring high on examinations, she made her way quickly through school and was assigned to a Starfleet ship for training.


2375: Enrolled in Starfleet Academy

2376: Commended for academic achievement

2377: Commended for field testing

2379: Assigned to a Starfleet ship as a medical doctor in training

2380: Officially ranked as “doctor”

2382: Arrested for insubordination.

2382: With Cmdr. Jeremiah Daggett's influence, is pardoned by President Jarvinen.

2382: Assigned to Project Infinite.


Personal Traits and Hobbies

Petra is quiet and unassuming, but firm in her convictions, with a dry, sarcastic sense of humor. She has a very strong moral code and an active conscience. She has high standards for herself and is easily frustrated by her own failures. She is very shy around males her age and blushes easily. Petra values life and will fiercely protect any sentient beings in danger.

Petra enjoys water sports—swimming, kayaking, waterskiing, etc. She also likes to read. She has something of an obsession with old-school ballroom dancing and enjoys ballroom dancing programs in the holo-deck.


Father (adopted): Dr. Nelson Shannon
Mother (adopted): Nurse Trinity Robbins Shannon
Birth parents: Captain Trevor Lansing (retired) and Deirdre Lansing (deceased)
Brother: Counselor Eric Lansing

Notes of Interest:


Petra's brother, Eric Lansing, sought her out after discovering her existence. The siblings were reunited on Starbase Trinity Core.

Petra was once involved in a romantic relationship with Commander Jeremiah Daggett.

Petra is a close friend of Bridging Runner Matt Blackfoot. The two have a powerful connection.

Lt. Joseph Blake has a strong crush on Petra that she sometimes reciprocates.

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