Lieutenant Gen Rhys was a male Starfleet officer who lived during the mid-23rd century.

In 2256, soon after the death of Commander Landry, Rhys was appointed as chief tactical officer aboard the USS Discovery. (DIS: "Choose Your Pain")

Rhys showed romantic interest towards Sylvia Tilly during the party on Discovery, but his advances were quickly rebuked due to Sylvia being in her "musician phase" (DIS: "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad")

Although a capable tactical officer, he was unable to prevent the destruction of the USS Gagarin amidst overwhelming Klingon forces. (DIS: "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum")

In 2257, in recognition for his role in ending the Federation-Klingon War, Rhys was awarded the Starfleet Medal of Honor. (DIS: "Will You Take My Hand?")

Just before Discovery encountered the sphere lifeform, Rhys took part in a staff meeting of senior officers in Captain Christopher Pike's ready room to discuss the Red Angel phenomenon (DIS: "An Obol for Charon")

Rhys disabled a shuttle believed to be piloted by Spock by firing a class-five torpedo at it and detonating it one hundred meters before impact. The shuttle was brought in by tractor beam. In the shuttle bay, it was revealed that the shuttle has been piloted by Philippa Georgiou. (DIS: "Saints of Imperfection")

Rhys rescued Christopher Pike and Ash Tyler from the temporal rift by detecting deuterium trace burns from his tactical station. (DIS: "Light and Shadows")

Rhys is seen sparring with Commander Airiam through her POV memory storage. Although being struck in the chest by Airiam's front kick. He showcases his martial arts skills by counter-attacking with a hammer kick. (DIS: "Project Daedalus") He later attended Airiam's funeral. (DIS: "The Red Angel")

Rhys was among the crewmembers who volunteered to stay on the Discovery, accompanying the ship and Michael Burnham into the 32nd century, to elude Control, with no chance of return. He was afterwards presumed dead by Starfleet, based on the testimonies of the USS Enterprise senior officers. (DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow", "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2")



Background information

Gen Rhys is a highly skilled martial artist, played by Patrick Kwok-Choon.

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