John T. Clark

From Emperor's Hammer Encyclopædia Imperia


John T. Clark is the current Strategic Operations Officer in the TIE Corps.

Biography[edit]

Clark's family never was one of military heritage, even though his Grandfather Terrance Clark had been a fleet NCO in the old Republican Navy. His father Richard Terrance Clark, and his mother Sanilia Clark were operating a small shop selling all things of the daily need near one of Kuat's orbital shipyards. John's two elder brother's Michael Thomas and Anthony Marcus had decided on not work in the family business and had left Kuat to pursue their careers.

Especially Anthony was successful, and had managed to even get a loan to buy his own bulk transport to make a living as a resource merchant. Michael chose a different approach and was on university studying to be come a finance broker. So it more or less was on John to continue the family business after he had grown of age, and he was determined to do it. Then on a summer day when John was 15 it all changed. A group of men clad in Imperial Navy uniforms appeared in their shop to speak with John's mother. The news had been shocking.

Anthony's ship had been assaulted by members of the so called Rebel Alliance, and when he wasn't surrendering and leave his freight the ship had been boarded and all crewmen killed. On the day of Anthony's funeral John had a talk with his parents, disclosing that he wanted to join the Imperial Navy to avenge his brother's death. But they wouldn't agree, not even listen to his arguments, and thus John after a couple of weeks grudgingly accepted their verdict. Another couple of months passed and news of growing aggressiveness of the Rebels were frightening many people on and around Kuat. Then in 3 ABY the situation for the Clark's finally escalated. Michael had landed a small Job on Zaloriis, after having graduated with honours. But his job-site choosing couldn't have been worse. A small group of Rebels had started and uprising against the small Imperial Garrison force. Offended by this Michael decided to join a group of imperial army members to endow them with his help. But he didn't even manage to talk to them as they were all cut down by an explosives rigged speeder that blew up after driving right into the group.

Now John's mind was set firmly on the idea of joining up with the imperial forces. He couldn't wait to turn 18 to enlist. This time his parents couldn't convince him otherwise, and even as Imperial Center fell to the Rebels he joined a group of young man who had decided follow an enlistment call from the ISDII Colossus that just was in the system and planning to join one of the new imperial factions, this one lead by an Admiral Ronin.

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