|Employer||Star Army of Yamatai|
|Current Assignment||Sensors Specialist, YSS Yuurei|
Weight: 106 Ibs
Bra Size: 32C
Build and Skin Colour: Sayuri has a lithe build, like that of a person that practices a finesse martial art or sport. She has untanned skin with a tone that is something of a cross between a normal Asian skin tone and rose pink, and a visibly clear complexion.
Facial Features and Eye Colour: Sayuri has a fairly typical mixture of Asian and Caucasian features, with an elegant and slender heart shaped face, and fine, but slightly serious features. Her expression is perpetually reserved and composed, and occasionally, amused. She has almond shaped eyes with bright yellow irises.
Hair Colour and Style: Sayuri has feathered a layered shoulder length light pink hair. She typically clips it upwards in the back, with her neatly parted bangs hanging on each side of her face.
Distinguishing Features: Aside from the clip, Sayuri wears a pair of oval-lensed glasses for reasons of personal preference. Like all Nekovalkyrja, she has the typical cat-like ears, with a small covering of soft pink fuzz, and a series of pink dots running down the center of her back that indicate her SPINE Interface.
Patient and determined, Sayuri has for most of her life, tried to excel in whatever field she found herself in. When she has her mind set on an objective, she is will pursue it to the utmost of her abilities, though she believes in accomplishing many minor things along the way, rather than focusing on the singular goal. In that manner, she lacks single mindedness in her determination, preferring to be able to see the big picture in things. Small incidents during a mission is a potential asset, rather than an obstacle, and is weighed for the possible gain and loss it represents.
In combat, those same analytical properties are carried over to her methodology. Sayuri is decisive and calculating, but never cold or cruel. This stems from a sense of responsibility she feels for Yamatai, and her people. Of all things, she despises reckless and irresponsible combatants and the collateral damage that tends to follow them around. The military is meant to protect the people, not harm, even if it is accidental.
Privately, Sayuri prefers to keep to herself, but can be a selectively social person. She can enjoy herself with intellectual or artistic pursuits, especially with another, like-minded person, but isn't much of a party animal type. She carries herself with a sober attitude most of the time, but can occasionally seen actually having fun, especially in during very stimulating activities.
Likes: The Motoyoshi Clan; Order; Doing a Good Job; Intellectual Pursuits; Classical, Traditional Yamataian, Soul and Jazz Music; Nice Plants, Particularly Lilies; Glasses; Winter; Science; Yamatai
Dislikes: The Mishhu; Seeing Civilians Hurt; Overly Loud or Chaotic Music; Untactful People; Failure; Beers
Goals: Show that she deserves the Motoyoshi name; Keep the universe from falling apart as best as she can; Serve the Empire; Understand the Mind
Born in late YE 28, Sayuri was one of many Nekovalkyrja produced in the Yugumo Cluster by the Fifth Expeditionary Fleet in the wake of the destruction of Taiie. Early in her 'childhood', she found she had a profound attraction to the sciences, especially in advanced physics. Eventually, she also developed a deep curiosity about mental exercises, games of strategy, languages and the puzzles of the mind. To her, the mind itself, both human and Neko, were the most puzzling things, as complex as any science and many times more mutable to their environments. She studied this, and took science and medical courses to qualify as a science officer on a 5XF vessel.
Her dedication and passion for knowledge was quickly noticed by the Tange Family, who at the time, were in charge of the intelligence in 5th territory and she was offered a position as an analyst. Through hard work, generally excellent performance and a very meticulous methodology while she worked, Sayuri eventually earned herself the rank of Shosa, and entry into the Tange.
During the attack on Hotaru Star Fortress, she was placed in a small-sized battlegroup and sent off into combat to defend Jiyuu and the station from the attacking Mishhu and traitorous Hanabusa forces. Halfway into the battle, her CO was killed when she was fatally injured by floating Zesuaium shard in a hallway, leaving the crew without a commander. Following the chain of command, both the ship's XO and herself received battlefield promotions by one rank, and continued to push the ship on. The defense proved to be a success, and the 5XF emerged bruised, but victorious. For their valiant efforts, the promotions were made permanent. For the first time in ages, Sayuri felt a great sense of pride in her actions, and applied for a more active position in the fleet.
Her call would go unanswered for some time, until Katsuko ascended as Empress. The Pledge Families of the Motoyoshi Bakufu consolidated into one clan, and the science officer was more than happy to take on the Motoyoshi name and the honor that followed. Secretly, she hoped that having the name of the Imperial family might assist in her getting reassigned.
This wasn't entirely false, as when Motoyoshi Misato was instated as chief of SAINT, Sayuri was one of the first applicants for the crew. because of her qualifications and work for the former Tange clan, she was promptly accepted and is simply waiting for the opportunity to transfer in.
Fighting/Physical: Sayuri has had extensive hand-to-hand training, specializing in Aikido and fighting with blunt weapons such as cudgels, batons and staves. She is has been trained to fight in both Yamatai-like and Zero Gravity conditions and understands how to change her movements to suit changes in terrain and environment. She is trained in the use of light energy weapons such as pistol and rifles, knives and has basic qualifications to employ Power Armor.
Sayuri is adept at using her gravity manipulation for flight and the enhancement of her natural abilities, such as in hand to hand combat or during feats of athleticism. She is a decent runner and swimmer, and has a particular passion for the water.
Mathematics: Sayuri is fully versed in mathematics leading up to advanced calculus, and is qualified for clerical work. Though not usually her job, she can run finances and inventory for a ship.
Physics/Chemistry: Sayuri is very knowledgeable on matters of astrophysics, thermodynamics and quantum physics, though only in theoretical aspects. In a more practical manner, she has had some experience with terraforming techniques and equipment, and understands the dynamics of both natural and artificial environments. She also has a small amount of knowledge on explosive compounds, more specifically in their manufacture, but not deployment or disarmament.
Technology Operation: Sayuri is well versed in the use of the Kessaku OS, found on all Star Army starships. She is proficient in entering and/or searching for information, and understands the functionality of the system well enough to do it quickly.
Communication: Sayuri is fully fluent, and rather eloquent, in Nepleslian (Trade) and Yamataian. She has extensive knowledge of cryptography and knows how to crack most ciphers, with or without the assistance of MEGAMI and similar systems. She also has a fairly good ability to pick up new languages if she has access to some sort of translation tool, which is greatly enhanced by the natural abilities of her computerized brain.
Biology/Medical: After advanced courses, Sayuri is fully qualified to work as medical staff on a Star Army ship. She understands the techniques behind surgery, has a memorized far share of the most common pharmaceuticals found on SAoY vessels and is competent with hemosynthetic systems.
In her spare time, she cultivates some plants, but doesn't have a completely green thumb. She prefers small flowers and bonsai trees.
Knowledge: Sayuri is fully knowledgeable on matters of Yamataian History, Law and customs. She has excellent memory, thanks to a combination of mental discipline and a digital brain.
|Starting Funds||3000 KS||0 KS||3000 KS|
|Pay YE 29||3500 KS||0 KS||6500 KS|
|Clothing||0 KS||200 KS||6300 KS|
|Personal Items||0 KS||400 KS||5900 KS|
|Pay: Feb 12 - Mar 11||3 750 KS||0 KS||9650 KS|
|Pay: Mar 12 - May 28||15 000 KS||0 KS||24650 KS|
|Pay: May 29 - Sep 4||17 500 KS||0 KS||42150 KS|