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Koltan "Kol" Seraph

Lieutenant Colonel Kol Seraph
Imperial Army
Biographical Information
Race Human
Homeworld Taris
Mother Lasha Seraph (assumed deceased)
Father Garran Seraph (assumed deceased)
Spouse N/A
Siblings N/A
Children N/A
Born Y-11 D232
Imperial Service
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Imperial Army

Positions Retired
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Imperial Intelligence:

  • II Public Agent

Imperial Army:

  • 3rd Brigade Commanding Officer
  • Acting 3rd Legion Signals Officer
  • 4th Brigade Commanding Officer
  • 1st Brigade Executive Officer
  • 1st Legion Signals Officer
  • Legionary

Imperial Academy:

  • IBT Candidate (Army)


  • Archive Project Manager [IIS]
  • Recruiting Officer [ICR]
  • Imperial Youth Militia
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Koltan "Kol" Seraph is a 25-year-old Human Imperial Army Officer and former COMPNOR member, currently holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. From Y14 D323 to Y15 D58, he served as Project Manager for the Imperial Archives, succeeding his fellow Brigade Commander, comrade, and close friend, Amne Zailyn.


Kol Seraph was born on Taris, on Y-11 D232 to Garran and Lasha Seraph, who were refugees from a war in the Outer Rim. Although educated, as Kol’s parents were refugees, the Seraphs were forced to live in poverty in Taris’ Lower City, a violent place made infamous by its swoop gangs and ever-present signs of urban decay. Unwilling to spend the rest of his life in hardscrabble poverty and squalor under the great spires of his segregated urban homeworld, Kol ran away from home during his adolescence and joined one of the Lower City’s swoop gangs: the “Undercity Shades”, vowing never to look back.

After several years, Kol, whose blond hair, slim, lanky frame, and emerald-green eyes belied an uncommon cunning, ambition, and willpower, eventually rose to become one of the Shades’ ranking lieutenants, known for planning and leading many daring and successful raids against rival gangs in the Lower City, and attacking vulnerable commercial interests in the slightly less troubled Middle City. This lucrative state of affairs began to change for the worse, however, after the Galactic Empire claimed Taris and took over Taris’ Upper City, installing a planetary governor and garrisoning the planet with large numbers of well-disciplined foreign troops. The Shades, along with their fellow gangs, began making plans to defend the Lower City from Imperial attack, and each attempted to unite all the gangs under their banner through strength of arms, leading to a vicious gang war. This vicious, internecine conflict eventually spilled into the Middle City, forcing the Empire’s hand to intervene. Realizing that the war against the Empire was lost before it had even begun, Kol abandoned the Shades and went into hiding, knowing that he could not return home, as doing so would put his innocent parents’ lives in jeopardy, and committed to stay true to his promise to never turn back no matter what, no longer for his own sake, but for theirs now as well.

While in hiding, however, Kol was discovered and caught by his former comrades, who nearly beat him to death, and would have finished the job, had it not been for the intervention of a squad of Imperial soldiers conducting a reconnaissance patrol of the Lower City, in advance of the main assault force. His tormentors killed by the Imperials, Kol was rescued and brought to the Middle City for medical treatment, a turn of events which convinced him to re-evaluate his views on the New Order, a society he had been taught to hate and distrust by his treacherous former peers.

After Kol had recovered in the Middle City (the traumatic experience of first awakening fully submerged in a bacta tank developing into a lifelong phobia of confinement in close quarters, and a distrust of doctors and medical treatment in general), Kol made up his mind to join the Imperial Army, and to leave Taris behind for good. At the time, however, he was 16, being a year too young to enlist. So Kol instead joined COMPNOR’s Tarisian Imperial Youth Militia, a local paramilitary organization of youths devoted to ending the gang violence that, it was said, had plagued the Lower City for untold generations. His experience as a gang leader of no small repute serving him well in the Youth Militia, Kol soon distinguished himself and swiftly climbed up the organization’s ranks. By the time of Kol’s 17th birthday, his prior service in the IYM had earned him passage off-world, to commence Basic Training in the Imperial Army.

Kol trained as an IBT Recruit under Captain Rik Zoidic, then CO of the 3rd Imperial Legion, who recognized Seraph’s ability to grasp fieldcraft, specifically a heightened perception of his surroundings and ability to move about unseen if he wished, as well as his affinity for piloting ground and air repulsorcraft, traits that had more than earned Seraph a place in the Army’s Reconnaissance Corps. After graduating from Basic Training, Seraph was promoted to Private, and made a Legionnaire of the 1st Imperial Legion, being assigned to the 1st Brigade, “the Immortals”.

It did not take long for Seraph’s superior officer, Lieutenant Akai Ai, to recognize the leadership potential in the young Private, who soon promoted him to Corporal, swiftly followed thereafter by a promotion to Sergeant (making Kol a Non-Commissioned Officer), which in fact took place on the same day of Emperor Guinar’s ascension to the Throne. This last promotion was earned during an operation which saw Seraph and his squad infiltrate an Eidola-controlled installation, code-named "Elandorea", to retrieve a stolen Imperial starfighter and take into custody the defector who intended to profit from making it over to the Pirates. This mission, although costing the lives of several of Seraph’s squadmates, was concluded successfully, with the defector executed on-site, and the starfighter recovered.

Upon returning to Brigade HQ (at that time the Army Victory-class Star Destroyer Immortal), it became clear that Seraph, whose abilities and leadership skill were recognized, was being groomed for command of his own at a later date, which suited the young Sergeant just fine. Seraph was appointed Signals Officer of the 1st Legion, succeeding Santiano Salazar, CO of the 1st Brigade’s sister unit, the 4th Brigade, in this position. Embracing the duties that accompanied an administrative position with the same zeal that he had demonstrated on the battlefield, Seraph soon earned his promotion to Master Sergeant, and an accompanying appointment as Captain Ai’s new 2iC. As a Master Sergeant, Kol also applied for adult COMPNOR membership, and successfully joined both the Imperial Archives and the Imperial Centre for Recruitment on a part time basis, as an Archivist and Recruiter, respectively. His devotion to duty, not only to the Army, but to COMPNOR as well, duly paved the way for Seraph’s eventual promotion to Command Sergeant.

Having reached as far as he could go in the Army while remaining a Non-Commissioned Officer, but unwilling to relinquish his ambition of one day having his own command, Seraph made clear his intention to undertake the rigorous training and studies necessary for him to earn a commission and become an Officer. With his CO’s support, Kol enrolled in the infamously exclusive Imperial Army College on Carida, source of the Army’s finest commissioned Officers and located in the immediate vicinity of Army HQ. Applying his practical experience garnered both during his adolescence on Taris and after enlisting in the Army, Seraph excelled in his studies, surpassing many of his higher-class peers. Several months after enrolling in the Army College, Seraph graduated and earned his commission to 2nd Lieutenant, returning to 1BDE as an officer whose area of expertise, Brigade Command – Reconnaissance Specialization, earned him the coveted Brigade Command Medal. Lieutenant Seraph concluded his tenure as 1st Brigade Executive Officer by co-ordinating leadership of the Immortals with Captain Ai, helping lead them to a resounding victory against a determined Rebel incursion against the 5 worlds of the Ralltiir system, located in the Darpa Sector. In recognition of the Immortals’ decisive triumph in the Ralltiir theatre in mid-Year 13, the Immortals received the praise and adulation of the whole Empire, and the ACO, Lord General L`Annan herself, awarded each and every member of the 1st Brigade with the Unit Distinguished Service medal. Captain Ai himself was also promoted to Major and awarded with the Achievement Medal for his leadership, accolades which Kol was proud to have helped his CO earn.

With the subsequent appointment of Santiano Salazar as the new Commanding Officer of the 1st Legion, the vacancy in the chain of command Seraph had long awaited finally presented itself. Before his appointment, Salazar had been CO of the 1st Brigade’s sister unit, 4BDE, better known by their nickname: “the Spectres”. ACOMD was now looking for a promising young officer to assume command of the premier Reconnaissance Brigade in the Army, and Lieutenant Seraph put his name forward, confident that his credentials and record of service among the Immortals would earn him his own command. He was not disappointed, as the reins of command were bestowed upon him, along with the honor of an accompanying promotion to 1st Lieutenant. Seraph commanded 4BDE with Icarus Carinae as his 2iC, and Redme Schwarz as his Sergeant Major, and during his tenure as BCO, the Spectres contributed much to the Army-wide initiative known as [Operation: Isolated Axiom], which sought to modernize various aspects of combat doctrine in the face of increasing aggression against the Galactic Empire and its allies from the belligerent, renegade states of the Galactic Alliance.



GUINAR NDENGIN THE FIRST, Suzerain of the Galactic Empire, of Its Worlds and Territories Emperor, Sovereign of Humankind, Defender of the New Order

To Koltan Seraph

hereby appointed an Officer in His Majesty’s Imperial Army

With Seniority of the One Hundred and Ninety-Eighth Day of the Thirteenth Year of the New Order Calendar

WE reposing especial Trust and Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage and Integrity do by these Presents Constitute and Appoint you to be an Officer in Our Imperial Army. You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge your Duty as such in the Rank of 2nd Lieutenant or in such other Rank as We may from time to time hereafter be pleased to promote or appoint you to, and you are in such manner and on such occasions as may be prescribed by us to exercise and well discipline both the Inferior Officers and Non-Commissioned Members serving under you and use your best endeavor to keep them in good Order and Discipline, and We do hereby Command them to Obey you as their Superior Officer, and you to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as from time to time you shall receive from Us, or any other your Superior Officer according to Law, in pursuance of the Trust hereby Reposed in you.

IN WITNESS Whereof our Rightful Hand and Imperial Executor hath hereunto set his hand and Seal at Our Government House in the Imperial Palace of Coruscant this One Hundred and Ninty-Ninth Day of the Thirteenth Year of the New Order Calendar CXCVIII XIII and in the First Year of Our Reign.

By Command of His Excellency Lord Seele, the Imperial Executor.

Imperial Personnel Profile

General Information

Surname: Seraph
Given Name(s): Koltan, "Kol"
Age: 25
Species: Class A Citizen (Human - Tarisian)
Branch: Imperial Army
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel [O-5]
Service Number: IACO-K17-665-S89
Security Clearance Level: Top Secret
Formal Education:

  • Imperial Basic Training (Army),
  • Imperial Army College (Brigade Command, Reconnaissance Specialization),
  • Imperial Intelligence Agent Certification

Psychological Profile


Physical Description

Height: 6'0
Weight: 165 lbs
Build: Fit
Complexion: Fair
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blond

Imperial Service Record

Army Ranks

Grade Insignia Rank Time held (Combine Time) Time held (Real Time)
[E-1] ME-1.gif Recruit Year 12 Day 187 - Year 12 Day 189 June 6th, 2011 - June 8th, 2011
[E-2] ME-2.gif Private Year 12 Day 189 - Year 12 Day 283 June 8th, 2011 - September 9th, 2011
[E-3] ME-3.gif Corporal Year 12 Day 283 - Year 12 Day 327 September 9th, 2011 - October 24th, 2011
[E-4] ME-4.gif Sergeant Year 12 Day 327 - Year 13 Day 43 October 24th, 2011 - January 13th, 2012
[E-5] ME-5.gif Master Sergeant Year 13 Day 43 – Year 13 Day 108 January 13th, 2012 – March 17th, 2012
[E-6] ME-6.gif Command Sergeant Year 13 Day 108 - Year 13 Day 198 March 17th, 2012 - June 15th, 2012
[O-1] MO-1.gif 2nd Lieutenant Year 13 Day 198 - Year 13 Day 273 June 15th, 2012 - August 29th, 2012
[O-2] MO-2.gif 1st Lieutenant Year 13 Day 273 - Year 13 Day 315 August 29th, 2012 - October 10th, 2012

Intelligence Ranks

Grade Insignia Rank Time held (Combine Time) Time held (Real Time)
[O-2] IIO-2.gif Agent Year 12 Day 315 – Year 14 Day 185 October 10th, 2012 – June 2nd, 2013

Army Ranks

Grade Insignia Rank Time held (Combine Time) Time held (Real Time)
[O-2] MO-2.gif 1st Lieutenant Year 14 Day 189 - Year 14 Day 296 June 6th, 2013 - September 21st, 2013
[O-3] MO-3.gif Captain Year 14 Day 296 - Year 14 Day 337 September 21st, 2013 - November 1st, 2013
[O-5] MO-5.gif MO-5.png Lieutenant Colonel Year 14 Day 337 - Present November 1st, 2013 - Present