Colonel (Bajoran Militia)
Bajoran Liason Officer (First Officer), Deep Space 9
Place of Birth: 2343, Dahkur Province, Bajor
Kira Nerys is a former member of the
Bajoran Shakaar resistance cell. Her mother, Kira Meru, died of
malnutrition in the Singha refugee camp during the Cardassian Occupation
of Bajor just after she was born. After her father, Kira Taban, died, she
joined in the fight against the Cardassians when she was 12 in 2355. She
is currently the highest ranking member of the Bajoran militia on station
Deep Space 9.
In 2369, Kira became involved with Vedek Bareil
Antos, until he died as the result of injuries sustained in a shuttle
accident. In 2372, Kira became involved with Shakaar Edon, her former
resistance cell leader and First Minister of Bajor. Later that year, Major
Kira, Keiko O'Brien, and Dr.
Bashir were returning from Bajor when an
accident occured on the runabout. Keiko was severly injured and Dr.
Bashir, in attempt to save Keiko's unborn baby, transferred him into Kira.
Kira was forced to carry the O'Brien's baby to term. Kirayoshi O'Brien was
born in 2373 in a traditional Bajoran ceremony. In 2374, Gul Dukat told
Kira that her mother was her lover. Using the Bajoran Orb of Time, Kira
finds out that it was true, but her mother did it to save Kira's father
and her two older siblings. In late 2374, Kira was promoted to Colonel and
promoted to Acting Station Commander during Starfleet Commander Sisko's
Bajoran custom dictates that the family name comes
first and the given name last; Thus Kira is her family
the Shakaar resistance cell.
2357 Helped to liberate Bajorans at the
Gallitep forced labor camp.
2369 Given rank of Major by Bajoran
2369 Assigned to Deep Space Nine, as first
officer and Bajoran Liason Officer.
2371 Kidnapped and surgically
altered by Cardassians to appear to be Cardassian agent Iliana Ghemor, in
order to expose her father Tekeny Ghemor as a member of the underground
2373 Surrogate mother to O'Brien baby. Gave birth to boy,
2374 Promoted to Colonel, Acting Station
2375 Resumed post as Station First
Kira Nerys was first seen in "Emissary" (DS9).