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Personal Quiz: Mirror Universe Sato

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Lineage ID? When my plans come to fruition, nobody will remember that our last lineage ID was Kao out of Tsuenga out of Uke four generations ago.

Current name? Sato Hoshi

Aliases? Yasha-himi, the Demon Princess.

Rank? Commander. Captain's Woman. For now.

Current primary enemy? Anyone I can't win to my side or remove from my path.

Current secondary enemy? T'Pol is a particularly irritating thorn in my side. I couldn't convince Max to get rid of her no matter what I promised him.

Number of years you've survived? 27

Number of battles won? All the ones which matter.

Pets? I kept a saltwater fishtank with an octopus, Pod, for a few years.

Height? 1.57m

Eye color? brown

Hair color? black

Piercings? None. I don't want anything to snag if I need a quick exit.

Tattoos? A tiny chrysanthamum on my left hip.

Scars? One in between my six and seventh right ribs, from Xin Ma. The one on my right knee I got when I felll off a bike the first time I tried to ride one. My governness made me keep it as a reminder.

Any major body parts missing or supplemented with a prosthetic? None whatsoever. My body is a temple and a tool, to be kept in the best working order possible.

How much do you love the Empire? Exitus acta probat

Current ship? Defiant

How many people did you have remove to get there? I have several lined up for removal shortly.

Next ship? The Emperor's yacht.


Very tight pants or miniskirts? Miniskirts

Leather, Kevlar, or armor? Leather, with a bit of lace poking out from underneath. Keeps them distracted while I move in.

Whisky or ale? Orange port

Rare wines and exotic delicacies captured from passing vessels in the name of the Empire, or haunch of targ with rotgut from the still in Engineering? Targ gives me gas.

Coffee or Jolt? Coffee, especially if I'm the one serving it.

Food or sex? Sex

Do you enjoy devising your own interrogations or do you savor watching someone else do the tough extractions? I don't delegate my work. If I'm not willing to get my hands dirty, it's not worth doing.

Knife blade: serrated, hook, or poisoned? Poisoned. It's harder to prepare, but it gets the job done faster.

Gold or silver? Silver

Bridges or tunnels? Tunnel

Growl, shout, or hiss? Purr. You catch more flies with honey than wasabi.

Coliseum or torture chamber? It depends on who's in there.

Vulcans: mostly useful minions or servants who are too intelligent for their own good? Far too intelligent. It's time to finish off the rebellion and eliminate the threat they represent to the Empire.

Ion storms: Cool or scary? Scary. I still haven't gotten used to space travel. I know, I know -- now shut up about it.

Vlad the Impaler or Niccoló Machiavelli? Machiavelli, no question. Vlad didn't have the same understanding of long-term goals.

Lucrezia Borgia or Countess Bathory? The Countess. Borgia had the right means, but she was a pawn, not a player.

Colonel Green or Khan? Boys and their toys.

Sauron or Voldemort? Morgan Le Faye

Beatles or Stones? "You say you want a revolution?"

Daggers or swords? Daggers are so much easier to carry around with you.

Mac, PC, or Unix? Mac. I have too much to do to spend time wrestling with an interface.


Pizza topping? fresh basil

Dessert? Gelato, banana or coconut flavor. It reminds me of home.

Energy weapon? A miniature phase pistol.

Training film? I saw "Bound" ten times the week I got it. I was 12 at the time.

Monitoring device? If I need to monitor my underlings, I haven't done my job right. If I need information, I know where to get it.

Method of keeping your underlings in line? Tempt them just enough to remind them of what they could get...and then make sure they get it just often enough to come panting back for the promise of more.

Place to be kissed? Well, I wouldn't tell that to just anybody...what's it worth to you to know?

Imperial holiday? Girl's Day -- Japan was an Empire, once.

Book? How To Win Friends And Influence People, Dale Carnegie.

James Bond villain? Alec Trevelyan -- Sean Bean's always hot, even with that make-up.

Quote? "God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time." -- Robin Williams

Word or phrase? Veni, vidi, vici.

Website? It's amazing the idiocy people believe in.

Least favorite thing? There is nothing more boring than bad sex.


How many weapons do you carry on your person, approximately? Enough.

How old were you when you committed your first assassination? Old enough to know what I was doing.

How many times has someone attempted to assassinate you? Just twice. I got sloppy and left jealous rivals behind me.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Exactly where I want to be.

What do you look for in a partner? Usefulness. Max was useful, but he could be indulgent. Sometimes I really appreciated that about him, but sometimes he'd get a blind spot for someone -- like T'Pol, or even Archer -- and he couldn't see the Forrest for the trees.

What did you want to be when you grew up? Emperor. Doesn't everybody?

What characteristics do you despise? Someone who can't pick up on a hint.

How do you express anger? Creatively

Would you rather die or become a bureaucrat? I could still do something if I was a bureaucrat. Not as much, but I could work my way back up.

What was your most satisfying revenge? When I was seven, breaking Ryu's nose for breaking one of my dolls, and getting him to pin the blame on Kaemon.

Last person you went to dinner with? Pleasure or business? Culminated in sex or death? Archer. Pleasure. Sex. He seemed impressed with the tsukemono. I didn't tell him about Max and the musa basjoo.

Last crony whom you rewarded for a nasty job well-done? Max asked me to take care of Tucker for him, but I have another job waiting for someone else.

Ever been a "Captain's Woman" or "Captain's Man"? Yes. Next question?


Had the drink Calypso Breeze? I can make you a good one, if you'd like.

Any superstitions? I don't sleep with my head pointing north when I'm planetside. I avoid the numbers four and eight. I carry an omamori and always am kind to animals.

First thing you think of when you wake up? Where am I and how does that fit into the plan?

What's on your mouse pad? A coral snake.

What's under your bed? Spares.

How many people did you have to bribe to get into Imperial service? I didn't give anybody any money, if that's what you're asking.

What Academy subject is completely useless? Religious studies.

What was the last book you read? A Look Over My Shoulder, Richard Helms

Can you touch your nose with your tongue? and quite a few other things.

Can you roll your tongue? yes

Hobbies? Translating, dancing, martial arts.

Should supervillains have capes? No. They get in the way.

Which single store would you choose to extort tribute from? Just one? Can I pick one per planet?

Greatest pet peeve? Partners who don't brush their teeth.

Best thing in the world? When everything falls into place just as I've planned it.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? A healthy sense of self-esteem is necessary in my line of work.

Co-writers: rainwoman and myst123