Mercenary and Pirate
Captain Laertes, captain of the light cruiser Why Fight? is a criminal and violent Vesh mercenary who is renowned both inside and outside federation space for his high prices and his impressive success rate. he is a deadly shot, and is well equipped making his money by bringing down targets with military force. He is wanted for crimes against Sapient Rights and on charges of Piracy, Mass Murder and Larceny.
Recently bought in by the crew of the Valour, Vilus Laertes seems to have suffered severe mental trauma bought on by the experience of using psychic technology.