Betred Laigas  
   March 3, 1962
   Virginia, USA
   Hospital Administrator
   December 28, 2008
   Paul David McAllister
Image copyright Robert Snow April 2009: High Poster of the Mission (Episode 30)
Image copyright Robert Snow April 2009: Outstanding New Writer (Episode 30)
Image copyright Robert Snow June 2009: Dedicated Service Ribbon, 6 months
Image copyright Robert Snow June 2009: Outstanding Mission-Related Posts (Episode 31)

How long have you been simming?

In one form or another, since 1981.

What was your favourite episode (from the game or Trek in general)?

TOS: The Paradise Syndrome, TNG: Inner Light, DS9: Trails and Tibble-ations, VOY: Year of Hell, ENT: Twilight, TAS: Yesteryear

What type of music do you enjoy?


What is your favourite sport?

Volleyball, Bowling, Hunting

Do you put your left leg in first, or right? Or do you just jump into your pants both feet first?

Left, but wouldn’t it be great if kilts came back in style?

Who is your favourite author?

Robert A. Heinlein, Stephen King, Fulton Oursler, William Shakesphere, and Will Durant

What is your favourite movie?

Casablanca, True Grit, Stealing Home, The Weather Man

What is your favourite TV show?

Currently, Chuck, My Own Worst Enemy, Battlestar Galactica

What is your favourite quote?

Depends on the situation: “Post hoc ergo, prompter hoc”, “Poor planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine”, “Evil is just Live spelled backwards”, “She’s dead, Harry – wrapped in plastic.”

What was the best advice ever given to you?

Don’t sweat the small stuff, and it’s all small stuff.

What was your favourite Galaxy moment?

McAllister’s arrival, of course

Who is your favourite character on the Galaxy?


What activities do you enjoy most?

Reading, writing, a fine cigar after a good meal

Have you ever had anything published?

Yes, a very boring text book chapter

Ever met any Star Trek or Science Fiction celebrities?

No, but I met Richard Nixon once – does he count as an alien?

What is your claim to fame?

My children, I hope

What is your first memory of Star Trek?

Giving up a great mud-ball fight to rush into my grandparents living room and watch the orginal.

What other sim groups have you been a part of?

Tango Fleet – USS Avalon, Bravo Fleet – USS LaFayette

What hobbies do you enjoy?

Gaming, collecting, computers

Anything else you want to share?

Maybe later

   Read Chris' interview with Betred here.