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Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko's History And Service Records

Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko has had an extensive history based predominately in the Yamatai Star Empire. She has commanded fleets, formed and led the Motoyoshi Clan, built Motoyoshi Hanei Kaisha (a corporation) and ruled over the Yamatai Star Empire as Empress during an important period of transition.

Biological Record

Body Transfers

Offspring Contribution


Offspring Contributor Names of Grandchildren
Motoyoshi Tio Motoyoshi Eidan

Katsuko in The Star Army of Yamatai

A Legacy of Commanding Fleets

Katsuko as Empress of The Yamatai Star Empire

In YE 30, Katsuko confronted Emperor Ketsurui Uesu about the true origins of the The Great Plague of YE 08. Katsuko as a result became the Empress of Yamatai Star Empire. Uesu's fleet departs known space in a trail of destruction through the Mishhuvurthyar territories. (5XF at Yamatai - Time for Answers )

Following the acts of treason commited by her childern Motoyoshi Kiyoko and Motoyoshi Tio and their actions which triggered the formation of the United Outer Colonies Katsuko resigned to be succeeded by Her Imperial Majesty, Empress Himiko I of Yamatai. Facing dishonor for the actions of her children Katsuko abandoned the name of her once prestigious clan and joined the Ketsurui Clan at the invitation of Ketsurui Yui.

Katsuko as Leader of The Motoyoshi Clan

Founded in YE 28, The Motoyoshi Clan is a clan with a history of division and struggle. Elements of the clan exist within the Star Army of Yamatai and the United Outer Colonies after its split in YE 30. The clan is the only clan to date that has ruled the Star Army of Yamatai other than the Ketsurui Clan.

In YE 34, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko declared that the Yamatai no Motoyoshi were the true Motoyoshi. However members of the traitor branch, Jiyuu no Motoyoshi dispute this claim.

In YE 41, in the name of reunification Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko began the process of reassimilating the Jiyuu no Motoyoshi and its assets into Yamatai no Motoyoshi.

Katsuko as Kaicho of Motoyoshi Hanei Kaisha

Motoyoshi Hanei Kaisha was established as the successor of Motoyoshi Fleet Yards in YE 34. Motoyoshi Hanei Kaisha was created following a deal which restored the corporation's namesake and rightful ownership, thanks to the generosity of Her Imperial Majesty, Empress Himiko I of Yamatai and the Tamahagane Clan.

In YE 34 the corporation reaquisitioned Motoyoshi Fleet Yards and Peacekeeper Heavy Industries and assimilated their assets.


Starship Operations

Highly skilled in the areas of stellar cartography and navigation systems. Motoyoshi has a passion for space exploration and long distant colonization efforts. For years she idolized the Star Armies finest. Excitedly determined that one day she would for fill her dream to be apart of an expeditionary mission. To accompany such ambitions she has focused her eye on Fleet Command Strategies and advanced theory such as the Transuniversal Wormhole theory considering them to be accessory to her goals.

While commanding the YSS Namiko during the Galaxy Expedition Katsuko demonstrated and improved upon her existing skills. Adding to it a live combat situation where she successfully provided tactical knowledge and execution to allow for the survival of colonists onboard the Horizon Colony Ship during the mission.

Her skills furthered as she became Taisho of the Fifth Expeditionary Fleet, she became intimate with the technical design of nearly every ship in the fleet, and eventually participated in the design of many starships, including the Hummingbird-class Colony Ship and the Takumi-class Expeditionary Command Cruiser. She continues to have a devoted interest, and plans to contribute to the designs of many more ships to come.


Becoming educated in the latest terraforming science and technological advances has become a passion for Motoyoshi. Having a background in advanced biochemical theory and applications as well as other chemistry based studies (Stoichiometry, Thermochemistry and Abstract Chemical Theory) she is constantly improving upon her understanding of science, which she considers a mission required attribute to anyone leading deep space exploration and colonization missions.

A playful interest in human and Xenological pheromones has dabbled her readings of late.


Having fun is definitely upon the many priorities in which she possesses. From playing the yumataian flute to professional diving one could only assume her to be disciplined. However with a social life bordering on social adventure her flirtatious interactions, natural ability to belly dance and a hunger for sexual encounter has her true playful nature at heart. Fairly good at mixing a drink, mostly for herself however.


Advanced mathematics due to chemistry background. Outside of the chemistry related mathematics her skills are rather limited. She finds no joy in solving some monstrous equation just for the sake of solving it.


Katsuko received her training in physical combat from Star Army Academy at Kyoto. She was given intense instruction in the martial arts and advanced sidearms (Type 27, and other SA issue sidearms) in both zero gravity and normal gravity conditions. She is also well versed in the operation and strategies of power armor combat.


Advanced communications training for operating long ranged communication equipment used on deep space and colonization missions.

Information Technology

After receiving the standard Star Army training at the academy Katsuko continued to build upon her skills in the field. While commanding the YSS-Namiko she became intimately acquainted with the function and execution of programs with the Warship Integrated Electronics System (WIES) systems.

Now a Taisho, Katsuko has become well versed in the operation of all PANTHEON systems, and has an advanced skill at information retrieval, input and manipulation within the system. At her rank, her access is of the highest level, and she is capable of commanding her entire fleet thru its use.


Katsuko has a naturally commanding disposition. She is respectful of those who serve under her command and is not afraid to make decisions. Her problem solving abilities and strategies proving her capable of leadership have been proven on several occasions throughout her career. She is an articulate, charismatic individual, who has the adoration, and respect of those who serve beneath her.

OOC Notes

Andrew created this article on 2019/04/21 10:03.

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