Enlisted in Starfleet at 17. Martin’s
service began on small attack vessels, including the last Warp 3 ship in service,
and taught him how to work with the oldest technology in space. He is a master
engineer, capable of utilizing every last terawatt of power out of a warp reactor,
and making emergency repairs with the minimum resources possible. His subordinates
look up to him as their role model, on both a technical and leadership level.
Chief Martin is very close in age to Lt Cmdr
McDonald, and it was primarily Martin who trained McDonald in everything he knew.
Their relationship goes far beyond an officer-enlisted man level, and they both consider
each other as best friends, and have faced many trials together with Challenger.
Although McDonald would like to see Martin as a ‘mustang’ like himself, he is a
committed member of the petty officer corps, and could never picture himself as one of